History of Barcelona

The history of Barcelona goes back some 4,000 years, from the end of the Neolithic and the first Iberian settlements.

Although its foundation as a city is due to the Romans, in the first century BC Since then our city has suffered invasions and conquests throughout its history.

It has been the cradle of a powerful empire in medieval times, has declined and has been reborn … its history and its past are fascinating.

We want you to know more about its past to understand its present. This is a brief but interesting walk through the history of Barcelona.