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Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

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Neighborhood Historic Site
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. With our online itinerary creator, Barcelona attractions like Ciutat Vella can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Smaller and having more charme than the over-rated Ramblas Many small shops / restaurants / Tapas places. Try it!  more »
  • Always lovely walking around Barcelona and the old town is charming..Beautiful buildings everywhere. Loads of Tourists, I mean you cant walk packed with tourists...It makes London look like a village....  more »
  • the old city is full of charm..wide , treed streets, beautiful buildings, lots of tourists. buses and metro easy to use. The RAMLA 102 was smack in the middle of it all... a modern apartment with wash...  more »