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Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

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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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  • stands with the winding alley so great in contrast to the modern new quarters between Barceloneta and Forum Barcelona 2004
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  • Best man goes Catalanya to the ground and then runs into the old town. Are the small narrow streets with shops and backyard-tapas-bars invite you to linger. There are tapas bars on every corner. However, a table is already difficult in the evening in a larger group with 7 people. Reservations will be accepted none. You could spend hours here, because there's something else to see on every corner!
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  • Nooks hidden among streets Gothic and medieval. Passages full of bricks with magical stories. Unmissable walk here
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