The Urban Suites is located in Sants, a privileged location to go to any event held in Barcelona. Sants-Montjuic is the largest district in Barcelona and occupies more than 1/5 of the surface of the city.
The most important places are Spain Square (Plaça d´Espanya) and Montjuic Mountain, and right there at the bottom is one the two main places where big events take place in the city, Fira Barcelona with the Congress Palace and going up is the Montjuic Palace from where visitors can enjoy a breathtaking view of the city.
The mountain has many cultural and sports facilities, all of them can be visited on foot from the apartments.
Some of the museums that can be visited are: Miro Foundation, the MNAC Museum (Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya) with a lovely balcony that can be reached via mechanic escalators, Poble Espanyol and Caixa Forum that has many temporary exhibitions.
Montjuic also hosts the Olympic Ring (Anilla Olimpica) built for the 1992 Olympics, which includes the Olympic Stadium and Palau Sant Jordi. The two facilities are now used to organize many concerts, along with the Sant Jordi Club which hosts more intimate events type.
Close to Sants neighbourhood sits the Camp Nou where FC Barcelona team plays their games and Palau BlauGrana where main basket, handball, roller hockey, and indoor soccer Futbol Club Barcelona teams dispute their games.
For futbol fans who come to Barcelona to see the other main team in the city, the RCD Espanyol, their new stadium Cornellá-El Prat (opened 2009) is the same metro line the apartments are (L5, Cornellá stop)