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Placa Espanya

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Address: Placa d'Espanya, Barcelona, Spain
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Great views

The views of the staircases, columns and fountains are impressive from either the top or the bottom.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jenny W
York, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The views of the staircases, columns and fountains are impressive from either the top or the bottom.

Thank Jenny W
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful square , home to some magnificent buildings and giving you a great view of the magic fountain. Definitely worth a trip up the lift of the old converted bull ring - the views are spectacular

Thank PaulrSunderland
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This Placa is stunning to visit, plenty to see and visit when walking in and around this placa. The national arts museum and magic fountain right there, as well as the old bull ring now turned into a shopping centre with great viewing platform on the roof

Thank gloserve
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's easy to access by subway. About 5 mins walk from the station. Water fountain show was impressive but not so amazing. Visit here if you have extra time.

Thank Ahra C
Linz, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

this place is really cool. crowded with thousands of people when it is time for the show of the magic fountain :) it is a MUST SEE - very nice!!

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a good day here, apart from an incident with parrot droppings. The replica village was interesting and the old was good. Some of craft shops were quite expensive.

Thank Stephen L
Tiverton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting part of Barcelona. Lots to do see, and eat .we did a lot of people watching in this bustling little gem of spain.Everything you need in the area.Take the tour bus its a greatmway to see all and drop off if you want to stay longer.

Thank Katrina A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plaça d'Espanya is one of the most important squares in Barcelona and there you have got an amazing view of some very nice sights for example the "Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya", the magic fountain of Montjuic, "Las Arenas de Barcelona" (which was a bullring and now a big shopping centre), Venezian Towers, ... BUT you have to be so... More 

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Flemington, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A walking area to experience all of the regions of Spain, along with the food from the regions. Shopping is also available

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a walk from the metro, up the road, then up the hill to the wonderful art gallery, which was housed in the stunning building. A very pleasing feature was the outdoor escalators built into the hill at various points, as otherwise a lot of steps to climb. Well worth a visit and was free gratis to us as we... More 

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