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If you're going down Las Ramblas toward Columbus Monument from Plaza del Cataluna and you veer into any alleys to your left, then you're in Barri Gotic. From the side of Las Ramblas to all the way to somewhere near Jaume I Metro station and...More
My son and I spent a week wandering these streets. There is such a range of architecture, shops and plazas to visit, and much of it is busy at most any time of day. There are a few dark alleys that I would not venture...More
Probably not as busy to visit in December, the cathedral area had a lovely christmas market selling decorations and gifts(not food or drink though) The maze of small steeets was brilliant to wander round with something new at each turn. Lit up at night was...More
Love it here. Great place to stroll, meander, shop, dine, pause and be amazed. This old quarter of Barcelona is a gem in many regards. Go there and explore. It's a labyrinth of alleys and buildings. Never experienced anything like it anywhere else. And don't...More
Loved exploring the plazas and trying different restaurants. Streets were quite empty during the morning but very crowded in the evening. Many peddlers selling souvenirs, some legal and some not. Be aware of the fines if you buy for a peddler whose goods are displayed...More
By far our favorite area of the city. Amazing architecture and restaurants. Easy to walk around and take it all in. Check out our YouTube video of our trip for more sights: GoPro 2K: Running Around Spain and France HD.
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local
musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.