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Barcelona is regarded as Spain's second city, behind capital Madrid. The city is steeped in history, Barcelona was founded by Carthaginians and according to tradition, its name was derived1 from the great Barker family of ancient Carpage. After numerous different conquers, including the Romans and the Moores that ravaged2(毁坏,掠夺) the city, the Argons made Catalonia, of which Barcelona was the capital. Strong and prosperous. Since the 1970s, the city has reasserted its Catalon background. But it wasn't until the summer Olympics in 1992 did Barcelona became the modern, vibrant3 city that it still is today. And with this prosperity has come luxury and fabulous4 hotels. The Raewon Callas the 1st was opened in 1992, by the King and Queen of Spain. It's situated5 in the north of the city, near the main University and it's run by Jose Louise Torres.  
With buildings like the Casa Cal Bain and the Casa Minga, Antony Gaudy6 is credited with making great impact of image of Barcelona. He also built the fantastic Park Quell7. Antony Gaudy died in 1926, leaving an unfinished cathedral as his epitaph.  
What are the attractions of coming to Barcelona?  
There are many, many different attractions: culture, leisure, monuments, our architectures, and the gastronomy8(烹饪法). Barcelona has commercial areas, shopping areas of five kilometers that goes around to the sea to the north, and on the street and continue at shop at the same time you find the shops. You see our architecture, you see our monuments, our museums, and our restaurants. So there is a mix between shopping and services.  
One label that's hot among fashion conscious is MIRO, and these trendy designs of clothing and shoes originate in Barcelona. The region itself now produces for other international labels, like for the Gallic giant Lacose.   
No visit to the city would be complete without a tour of the Nou Camp, the immense(巨大的) home of one of Spain's finest teams, Barcelona Football Club. FC Barcelona was founded in 1899 along with the other Spanish team, Real Madrid. It's one of the greatest football teams in Europe. With players like Maradona and Ronaldo having played for Barca, it's easy to explain their success! FC Barcelona is credited to winning more trophy9 than any other team in European football history. The stadium, the Nou Camp, can hold one hundred and twelve thousand people, making it one of the greatest places to watch and play "the beautiful game".


1 derived 6cddb7353e699051a384686b6b3ff1e2     
vi.起源;由来;衍生;导出v.得到( derive的过去式和过去分词 );(从…中)得到获得;源于;(从…中)提取
  1. Many English words are derived from Latin and Greek. 英语很多词源出于拉丁文和希腊文。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  2. He derived his enthusiasm for literature from his father. 他对文学的爱好是受他父亲的影响。 来自《简明英汉词典》
2 ravaged 0e2e6833d453fc0fa95986bdf06ea0e2     
毁坏( ravage的过去式和过去分词 ); 蹂躏; 劫掠; 抢劫
  1. a country ravaged by civil war 遭受内战重创的国家
  2. The whole area was ravaged by forest fires. 森林火灾使整个地区荒废了。
3 vibrant CL5zc     
  1. He always uses vibrant colours in his paintings. 他在画中总是使用鲜明的色彩。
  2. She gave a vibrant performance in the leading role in the school play.她在学校表演中生气盎然地扮演了主角。
4 fabulous ch6zI     
  1. We had a fabulous time at the party.我们在晚会上玩得很痛快。
  2. This is a fabulous sum of money.这是一笔巨款。
5 situated JiYzBH     
  1. The village is situated at the margin of a forest.村子位于森林的边缘。
  2. She is awkwardly situated.她的处境困难。
6 gaudy QfmzN     
  1. She was tricked out in gaudy dress.她穿得华丽而俗气。
  2. The gaudy butterfly is sure that the flowers owe thanks to him.浮华的蝴蝶却相信花是应该向它道谢的。
7 quell J02zP     
  1. Soldiers were sent in to quell the riots.士兵们被派去平息骚乱。
  2. The armed force had to be called out to quell violence.不得不出动军队来镇压暴力行动。
8 gastronomy dfOzM     
  1. He studied gastronomy but cannot make a living as a cook.他学习了烹饪但却无法靠厨艺过活。
  2. Burgundy has always been considered a major centre of gastronomy.勃艮第大区一向被视为重要的美食中心。
9 trophy 8UFzI     
  1. The cup is a cherished trophy of the company.那只奖杯是该公司很珍惜的奖品。
  2. He hung the lion's head as a trophy.他把那狮子头挂起来作为狩猎纪念品。