BARCELONA has been named as one of the ten most cultural cities in the world, climbing the rankings thanks to its architectural flare. 

The Catalan capital has more landmarks per square mile than any other place on the planet, according to research. 

Famous destinations include the Gothic architecture at Monestir de Pedralbes, Park Güell, the enormous Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família and spectacular Catedral Basílica Metropolitana de Barcelona. 

Meanwhile Los Angeles was named as the city with most hometown music artists, while Tel Aviv in Israel was revealed to have more art galleries per square mile than any other city in the world. 

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The most dramatic city was Paris, with 3.59 theatres per square mile but Barcelona wasn’t far behind, securing second place on the list 1.17 arts venues per square mile. 

Buenos Aires City, Milan, Tel Aviv, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Prague and Dublin made up the rest of the top ten most cultural places. 

Inkifi ranked the world’s most creative cities, looking at a number of different things each city has to offer, including the number of music clubs, comedy clubs, theatres, street art Instagrams,architectural buildings and statues.

Paul Mosley, founder of Inkifi said: “There is no doubt that people are missing the thrill of travel and exploring all the cultural hotspots the world has to offer. While not all cities are able to welcome back visitors yet, it’s great to see where in the world is going to be top of the list for culture-lovers, when planning their next trip.”

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Photo: Barcelona Park Guell by Ionut Dobre Pifkeeuujge Unsplash

“From music clubs and theatres, to architectural buildings and art galleries, these cities offer a huge wealth of attractions to explore, allowing visitors to learn more about the country’s history, and fully immerse themselves in the culture of the city they’re visiting.”

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