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L'Eixample District, Barcelona
(4.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
L'Eixample District is a 19th-century historic area filled with fine restaurants, shops, and breathtaking architecture around every corner. Many modern architects are featured here alongside the famous Gaudí and Ildefons Cerdà. Find a map of the area beforehand to locate and name the buildings, as there are no descriptions available on site. Popular with locals and travelers alike, this area has a relaxed atmosphere where you can feel at ease walking at night. If you would like to spend more time here, there is plenty of accommodation available. A visit to L'Eixample District represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Barcelona itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • The Eixample is a great option to stay in Barcelona. Very close to Las Ramblas and with easy access to several metro lines. Next to the Gothic and Raval neighbourhoods can go on foot.
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  • On your visit to Barcelona you can not fail to stroll this area of the city a couple of hours. My favorite streets are paseo de Gracia and rambla Catalunya, with must-see wing Pedrera, the Apple of discord and Sagrada Familia at one end of the neighborhood. There are plenty of modernist houses with spectacular balconies, tribunes glazing it, buildings polychromatic, neoclassical and up to the horrible style Nuñez and Navvarro in a few few chamfers!
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  • It has very nice and must-see places. Also has good restaurants but in this side of town are a bit expensive, you must look good and not come to the first which you are crossing.
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