Image Page on Spain
Include pictures, and at least one panorama image, and a webcam
image from two different times.
- Aigüestortes i
Estany de Sant Maurici
- Sakoneta Beach
- Bardenas Reales
- Garrotxa volcanoes
- Webcam of Madrid
Images of People
- La Sagrada Familia
- The Aqueduct of
- Park Guell
- Royal Palace of Madrid
Images from the book
- Flamenco Dancers
- Spanish Bullfighters
- Tenerife Carnival
- Traditional Colors
- Barcelona Cathedral
- Museo Guggenheim
Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National
Park is located in the center of the Pyrenees in Spain, close to the border of
France. This national park is about 40 square miles of land. The marvelous
mountains pictured here are 3,000 meters above sea level which is 9,842 feet.
This is one part of the whole park. The view this person has of the
breathtaking reflection of the mountain in the background is charming and
peaceful. This national park has spectacular scenery as you can see here. If
you enjoy nature, this is an ideal place to visit in Spain in all it has to
Sakoneta Beach is in northern Spain, in Basque
Country. It is only an hour away from San Sebastian. Sakoneta
beach is a very popular place to go see geology at its finest. The beach is
full of cliffs that were carved out by erosion that are called flysch, that is
a beautiful phenomenon to witness and see these rocks. There are multiple
colors in the picture, you get drawn in with the sand and rock formation right
as you look at the picture.
Bardenas Reales is situated
in northern Spain in Navarre. This park can be characterized by being in an
unusual place. The northern part of Navarre is actually known to have a lush
green landscape. The climate of this area made this possible. The wind currents
and rain from the Mediterranean Sea traveling up helped erode the landscape and
was the result for this unique landscape in Spain. This is a very popular place
to hike and bike ride through. The biker in the picture helps scale the canyons
volcanoes is a park located in the far northeast part of Spain. This spectacular
scene is full of dormant volcanoes. In this National Park, it has 40 different
volcanoes that are covered in vegetation because of all of the precipitation
that they get making it a beautiful destination to see. There are multiple
volcanoes showing, and to get a sense of how immense they are, there are some
buildings by the road showed curbing.
is a very prominent and famous city which is also the second largest city in Spain.
Barcelona is located on the eastern part of Spain on the coast of the
Mediterranean Sea. It is a city full of history, making it a historical stop.
Barcelona is known for its very unique architectural structures. A sundown
overview of the city of Barcelona, a city full of colors and a breathtaking
view of the Mediterranean Sea.
is the capital and the biggest city in Spain. Madrid is right in the center of
Spain, along the Manzanares River. Madrid is also a historical and cultured
city full of wonderful museums and cathedrals. Plaza Mayor is among the most
popular place in Madrid for tourist. Another tourist attraction is El Escorial
which is on the hill and in the background pictured above. Another spectacular
evening view of the city.
night and day view and time-lapse of La Puerta del Sol in the heart of Madrid.
This is one of Madrid’s most well-known centers. Its name means “the door of
the sun” or another way of saying it is “the sun’s door.” Why it gets its name
is because originally there was a city gate here at this location that would
have faced east which had an image of a sun.
You would be stepping into history.
Sagrada Familia is the largest unfinished Roman Catholic church. The church is
located in Barcelona and was designed by the architect Antoni Gaudi.
Construction was started in 1882. Ever since the architect has died, the progress
has come very slowly and has been interrupted with the Spanish Civil War. This
church is still under construction, it has been 137 years when it first started
being built. It is rumored that it will finally be finished in 2026.
The Aqueduct of Segovia’s history
has been a mystery to many. No one knows the exact date or can determine when
it was constructed, but many can speculate that it was around the first century
of AD. Those in reign were emperors Domitian, Nerva, and Trajan. This aqueduct
once transported water from the Rio Frio. Knowing this was built a long time
ago, makes a great trip to visit this aqueduct. The scale was enormous compared
to the people who are standing across from it. It is amazing how it has been
intact for over all these years.
is a breathtaking location with so many colors shown and the unique buildings.
The park is located in Barcelona and it is one of the largest green spaces in
the city. It is full of life and plant life, that it is hard to only pass by
without taking a look at the marvelous architecture. The park also has a
fantastic view of the city of Barcelona since it is placed on a hill. It is
pleasant to look at when the sun reflects off the wall of color.
The Royal Palace of Madrid is the
residence for the Royal Spanish Family. There are only state ceremonies held
here now. The palace was built on the 9th century Alcazar. The
Palace was inherited to many important leaders in the past. The lush gardens
and the reflection of the Palace in the water marks a beautiful scene all
together, making it known its importance and wealthy with the size as well.
The Alhambra is a historical
palace. When the Muslims would invade Spain and Portugal, became a period of
Muslim Spain, Islamic Iberia. This place had many names and purposes over many
years. After the Muslins, came the Christian Reconquista, which made the palace
into the Royal Court of Ferdinand and Isabella. The same exact place
Christopher Columbus would be asking permission for his expedition from the
Queen. The building has much history, the start of Christopher Columbus and his
conquest. It has wonderful and beautiful architecture and it still holds up.
4 Images of People
Flamenco Dancers or dance is a
tradition or cultural dance that women do. The women wear very colorful dresses
and usually a big flower on their hair. Traditionally the dance was only done
with clapping and singing. Now it is done with guitars and other instruments.
These traditions are passed down to younger generations from older friends and
family members. You would see this during festivals.
Bullfighters is a very dangerous sport that many people enjoy watching. It
keeps people on their toes. A man is in the ring with a special outfit of a
color, he is standing and waiting with a red cape. The bull is let out and the
bullfighter waves the cape around agitating the bull to charge at him. The
bullfighter then gets out of the way and gets the bull to run into and go
through he red cape. The bullfighter also has an
object called el picador which he has to stab in the back muscle of the bull to
be successful and to win. The bullfighter in the picture has successfully got
the bull to go through the red cape and has multiple of the picadors already
Carnival is the biggest in Spain and also the second biggest carnival in the
world right after the Carnival of Rio de Janeiro. The carnival takes place at
the island of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Every year the theme changes so you can
participate and make your own costume. There are thousands of spectators and
also participants. There are many great floats to see and also all of the
amazing and unique colorful and shinny costumes.
many festivals and carnivals going on in Spain, people like to get dressed up.
The tradition is to dress up in bright happy colors, with a flower in your
hair. Wearing the flower on the head is a way to show, remember, and celebrate
tradition of Spain. Red and yellow stand out in the picture that is also full
of colors with the outfits and the flowers. It focuses on possibly the
important colors of Spain.
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Cathedral has the façade and spires that are 19th century additions
to the original Gothic building. Among the artistic treasure inside are
medieval Catalan paintings (Ardagh 148).
In Bilbao Spain, Frank Gehry’s sleek and gleaming Museo Guggenheim a
spectacular of glass, titanium and limestone. The vast, spectacular Museo
Guggenheim deserves a day to itself. Admire the gleaming curves of Frank
Gehry’s magnificent design from the banks of the rivers. (Ardagh 14).
Ardagh, John, et al. Spain. DK
by Julisa Prieto-Garcia on March 31, 2019.