Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona

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To see some of the city’s most celebrated pieces of architecture, take a leisurely stroll along Passeig de Gracia. Lined by several masterpieces designed by Antoni Gaudí, widely regarded as the country’s finest architect, this is one of the most expensive streets in the city. In the 19th century, the majestic avenue attracted some of Barcelona’s wealthiest citizens. Today, the wide boulevard is a sort of open-air museum, offering travelers a chance to see what life in the city may have been like over a century ago. Not only one of the city’s major roads, but also one of its most important commercial areas, this thriving area is also dotted with modern shops, restaurants, and hotels. Put Passeig de Gracia at the forefront of your travel plans using our Barcelona trip maker .
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  • August 20, 2017
    Walking through BCN we are inadvertently with the ride... Spacious sidewalks, shops with good quality and best offers many buildings or ex-palacios with facades to spend some time observing the typical architecture of Barcelona which does not go to see anywhere. You look and Gaudí exudes style. A walk that can be enjoyed in peace. Recommendations: casa Batlló and one to the side whose name I do not remember
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  • August 20, 2017
    Very very beautiful avenue, luxury shops and fascinating architecture. Gaudi's architectural works throughout this avenue are a must see.
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  • August 20, 2017
    High Street, with many restaurants, luxury shops and especially the beautiful Casa Pedrera, Casa Amattler and Casa Lleó I Morera. Many buildings of architectural interest. To do!
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