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Credit-card expenditures by economic sector in 2012

The graph below shows the international credit card spending in Barcelona, divided into economic sectors. Shopping is definitely on the first rank with approximately 35% of the total spendings by credit card. Accommodation and Transport are with 22% and 18% on the second and third rank. It is clear that the economic sector shopping is on the first place, since Barcelona is a shopping paradise for everybody. Every year an amazing Shopping Night takes place. An ultimate shopping guide for the city can be found here. One still has to keep in mind that these numbers are only credit card expenditures. Hence, if you add the cash expenditures as well, the numbers are even bigger.

  International credit-card spending by economic sector | Infographics
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Top 10 cultural attractions visited in 2012

These are the principal 10 cultural attractions visited in Barcelona in 2012. Since Gaudi shaped the city a lot, his work appears three times in this list; La Pedrera, Casa Batlló and Park Güell. La Pedrera is even on place one with 47,8 %.

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