|Combo meal at McDonalds||$9.22|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.19|
|Cinema, international release, 1 seat||$10.85|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$0.72|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 164.45|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$39.78|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$3.39|
Nou Barris is one of the 10 districts in Barcelona. Its name refers to the original 9 neighborhoods it is made of, although now the number of neighborhoods has increased to 14. These neighborhoods are Canyelles, Porta,La Prosperitat, Vilapicina i la Torre Llobeta, Ciutat Meridiana, La Guineueta, Can Peguera, Les Roquetes, Verdum, Torre, Baró, La Trinitat Nova, El Turó de la Peira and Vallbona,. The district is full of immigrants, but the overall financial condition is quite good. There are several cheap flights to Nou Barris from overseas countries and their landing point is Barcelona El Prat Airport. Take a taxi from the airport to reach your hotel. However, if you haven’t booked your rooms in advanced, check the hotels in Nou Barris and decide the accommodation as per your budget and taste.
There are two towers on top of the Torre Baró hill. One of them was built during 16th century and the other in 18th century. The building at the top of the mountain is named Castell de Torre Baró. However, it’s not a traditional castle. The view from the top is absolutely beautiful as you get to see Barcelona and all the surrounding areas.
There are several parks in this area, acting as the main tourist attractions and also the oxygen supply centers of the city. The first park you can visit is Parc Central de Nou Barris. The total area of the park is 17 hectares and it’s very well designed. The street lamps are placed in a formation so that they can create different shapes like an ornamental comb and giant water fountain. It’s the ideal place to enjoy a walk in the evening with your lover.
The next park you can visit is Parc de la Guineueta. People of all ages go to this park and despite not being as large as Parc Central de Nou Barris, it’s quite popular among local residents. Kids can play here and couples can sit together to have a chat. The landmark sculpture, situated in the park, is an iron fox.
If you want to enjoy typical Mediterranean environment, go to the Parc del Turó de la Peira. There are separate areas for relaxation, viewing platforms and childern’s play area. Tourists often face jet lag problems after reaching the city via cheap flights to Nou Barris and they should visit these parks to regain their composure.