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111 Places in Barcelona That You Must Not Miss

111 Places in Barcelona That You Must Not Miss

By (author) Dirk Engelhardt


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  • 111 surprising and little-known tourist attractions to be found in Barcelona
  • Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides
  • Part of the international 111 Places series with over 650 titles and 3.8 million copies in print worldwide 
  • Appeals to both the local market and the tourist market
Full Description

Why are half of the bars in Barcelona called “Frankfurt”, why is chocolate booming here, and why do the people of Barcelona never write their names on their doorbells? Why are brothels/transient hotels booming in Barcelona? Where can you find the most unusual souvenirs? What happens at night in the Egyptian Museum? This book will lead you to places in the Catalonian capital for which you will look in vain in conventional travel guides, far from Gaudí, Rambla, and Paella. Even the Catalonians surprise themselves in this book…

About the Author

Dirk Engelhardt, born in 1967 in Gottingen, studied in Berlin. Since 1994 he has been a freelance journalist, writing for the best known German newspapers Die Zeit, Welt am Sonntag, and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, among others. In 2006, he received a journalists' prize for his report, "For the Best in Men", published in the Rheinischer Merkur. Since 2008, he has been a correspondent in Spain (Barcelona): www.dirkengelhardt.info.

Emons Verlag
10th Oct 2014
Paperback / softback
World excluding Germany and Austria
204 mm x 134 mm
240 Pages
115 color
Name of series
111 Places
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