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 trip itinerary maker app to add El Barri Gòtic and other attractions to your Barcelona vacation plans.
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  • Walking round the Gothic Quarter either by day or night is a great experience. Shops, bars restaurants aplenty and also a short stroll to many other attractions  more »
  • Here you can see explore the old town in original form with many small streets. How has much pleasure in the small restaurants or bars.
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  • nice place to spend an afternoon . Lots of places to eat and relax . Would probably be best to book a walking tour to pick up on all the history.  more »
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