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El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona
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Known for its winding streets and hidden squares steeped in history, El Barri Gòtic is ideal for an historic walk followed by a rest at one of the many trendy bars or cafes. A trip through this colorful neighborhood is a trip through time, as this old city center is still largely intact, retaining much of its labyrinthine medieval street plan, with a multitude of small streets opening into bustling squares. Most of the quarter is closed to regular traffic, though service vehicles and taxis are allowed to pass through. Many of the landmark buildings located here date from the Middle Ages, with several sites harking back to the Roman times. El Cali, the medieval Jewish quarter, is also located within this area. Use our Barcelona itinerary maker to arrange your visit to El Barri Gòtic and other attractions in Barcelona.
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  • An area of numerous restaurants and small shops. Stayed at the Barri Gothic hotel in the middle of all this and spent several nights just walking around. 
  • Walking and glaring, walk and Marvel, walk and get lost in the complex layout of streets and streets that seem to not finish ever. Miss admiring the architecture, stop at art galleries, visit the Museum Picasso, a coffee... and continue losing in this fascinating journey into the Gothic until he surprised the night... and continue...
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  • Barcelona Plaça Catalunya, you must visit if you are in need to be there!! If you can now hear more beautiful especially in the evening. Barcelona Cathedral, as well as between all art it is no exaggeration to say that the alley. However, I didn't freak out too late at night, lamps can be bright in the evening it is best to visit.
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