Barcelona, Places and History is an fascinating volume that takes a look at one of the most dynamic cities in the world and journeys to the most famous monuments of the capital of Catalonia. Its extraordinary illustrations are a way to discover a rapidly changing city that is already experiencing the future, powerfully projecting new and unconventional concepts against the backdrop of its Gothic and modernist heritage. Barcelona loves life, art and sunshine, and in these photographs she fully reveals her irrepressible desire to be cherished and admired, presenting her most fascinating aspects: the romantic lady, the beguiling temptress. Everything here revolves around the shores of the Mediterranean, the cradle of dreams, revival and hope. The sea is Barcelona’s rediscovered companion, and it is the perfect stage now that the city has finally forged a literary identity and found a unique role in urban legend, gaining sought-after and well-deserved recognition.