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Barcelona Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods

Barcelona attractions: historical quarters and trendy squares



Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


1 Las Ramblas
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Rank: 3 About 240

Las Ramblas is a street situated in central part of Barcelona and is popular amongst the locals and the tourists. It consists of a 1.2 kilometers of long tree lines pedestrian mall which connects to Placa Catalunya in the...

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Address: Carrer La Rambla, 100, Barcelona + Share


2 El Raval (Barrio Chino)
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Rank: 12 About 240

Until the '90s, El Raval was a place frequented by prostitutes and outcasts. Today the El Raval district is very attractive, a place of border stretching towards the modern and avant-garde, which keeps both heritage and fascinating nuances of his...

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Address: Rambla del Raval + Share


3 Passeig de Gracia
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Rank: 21 About 240

Passeig de Gracia is both one of the most vital shopping and business area and also one of the main avenues in Barcelona.  This are contains numerous celebrated pieces of architecture.  This street is located in the central...

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4 Placa Del Rei
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Rank: 34 About 240

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5 Gracia
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Rank: 40 About 240

Until the late nineteenth century, Gracia was not a district of Barcelona, but an independent city, only subsequently taken from the Catalan capital. Today it is a bohemian neighborhood, especially loved by artists and young people. Plaça del Sol is...

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6 Placa del Pi
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Rank: 41 About 240

The square, which houses the Gothic church of Santa Maria del Pi, is always very busy, frequented mainly by artists and painters. Particularly in summer, in this square are organized fairs and flea markets, where you can buy handicrafts and foods...

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Address: Placa del Pi + Share


7 Eixample
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Rank: 48 About 240

It is the largest and most populous district of Barcelona and covers much of the city center, with an area of 7 square kilometers. Inside there are 6 districts, the most popular of the city's major attractions and tourist sights of the beautiful...

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Address: Ensanche + Share


8 La Ribera
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Rank: 56 About 240

It is one of the historic districts of Barcelona, located near the Gothic church of Santa Maria del Mar. From there, the city began to grow around the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, when the Ribera represented the town center and commercial...

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Address: Barri de La Ribera + Share


9 Vicoli Call
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Rank: 57 About 240

Call it the name of an intricate and fascinating set of alleys, a short distance from the Ramblas in Barcelona, are lost in the Gothic Quarter. Here is a large amount of tourist shops more or less, definitely cheaper than facing the Rambla de...

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10 Placa del Portal de la Pau
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Rank: 70 About 240

It is the square-shaped circular at the end of the Ramblas Olympic Port. At the center of the square is the famous monument to Christopher Columbus, an elevator leads up to the column on which stands the statue of the explorer from Genoa. From here...

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Address: Placa del Portal de la Pau + Share


Barrio Gotico
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Rank: 72 About 240

The Barrio Gótico is the medieval centre of Barcelona. The Cathedral - Catedral de la Santa Creu, constructed in 1298, is surrounded by notable Roman remains and different medieval structures. The interior of the...

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11 Carrer d'Avinyò
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Rank: 73 About 240

In the heart of the Gothic Quarter, is a narrow, charming street that runs parallel to La Rambla. The famous painting by Picasso "Les Demoiselles D'Avignon" immortalizes prostitutes right in this corner of Barcelona. It is here that the master had his...

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Address: Carrer d'Avinyò + Share


12 La Placa del Rei
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Rank: 75 About 240

Located in the center of the Gothic Quarter, Plaça del Rei ,is in fact facing buildings of great historic and architectural importance. First of all, the Palau Reial Major, is located in the famous Salon of Tinell; on the right side of the square...

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Address: Placa del Rei + Share


13 Placa Sant Josep
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Rank: 88 About 240

It is one of the most charming squares of Barcelona, home of the typical Mercado de la Boqueria. From the square branching streets with antique shops and art galleries during the weekend in Plaça Sant Josep local painters to exhibit and sell their...

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