The Basilica of the Sagrada Família received a total of 4.56 million visitors in 2016, with an ample distance ahead of the second most visited place of interest in Barcelona during that year, Park Güell, which received 2.95 million visitors.
This is the information provided by Barcelona Turisme’s latest official data in its 2016 annual report, which offers a ranking of the 15 most visited places in Barcelona during 2015 and 2016.
The third most visited place of interest in Barcelona was the FC Barcelona Museum: a total of 1.94 million people visited it in 2016. The fourth place was for L’Aquàrium de Barcelona, which received 1.58 million visitors, and the fifth place was for El Born Centre Cultural, with 1.3 million people.
The following graph offers data on the visitors the fifteen main places of interest in Barcelona received in 2015 and 2016. The list includes the Poble Espanyol, La Pedrera, the Barcelona Zoo, the Picasso Museum, the Museu d’Història de Barcelona, the Palau Robert, the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, CosmoCaixa, CaixaForum and Casa Batlló.