Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

4.7
#4 of 15 in Neighborhoods in Barcelona
See the biggest collection of Gothic houses in Barcelona on Carrer Montcada in Ciutat Vella. Walk through the neighborhood’s narrow streets and squares, appreciating the intricate architecture of the old buildings. Take one of the many guided tours available or amble through at your own pace. Kick things up a notch on Las Ramblas, which passes through this neighborhood, and is possibly Barcelona’s liveliest and most colorful street. This area is packed with restaurants, cafes, and bars; stop in for a drink and some tapas. You can plan Barcelona trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • One of the most typical districts of the city with its streets, clubs of all kinds and shops. Always very populated at any time.
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  • From the Barcelona I met, for the first time, almost 30 years ago... to what's there now, it's like comparing Miss Universe after 30 years of cancer, gangrene, drugs and how much happens to happen. Barcelona looks sloppy, dirty, dangerous and faded. It seems that so many years of "vision" raged, wreaked havoc on the city and bent on destroying it, year after year. My last time. It's not worth leaving a hard one there. After that, you have to deal with all that foolish, cumalist, hypocritical and ridiculous crap. There are DECENAS of best cities in Spain.
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  • Roman archaeological remains, medieval architecture, modern details. Narrow streets and wide squares Art everywhere. A pleasure.
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