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Placa Espanya, Barcelona
(4.4/5 based on 3,400+ reviews on the web)
All roads in Barcelona seemingly lead to Placa Espanya. Well, at least its major thoroughfares meet here. But the main draw remains the grand monuments that dot the square. Crane your neck at the 47 m (154 ft) Venetian Towers, wander the Arenas de Barcelona shopping center, inside a former Moorish Revival-style bullring, and, if the weather's right, kick back in Parc de Joan Miró, named after the renowned Catalán artist whose 22 m (72 ft) Woman and Bird statue sits on one of the park's corner. Ride an elevator to the top of the shopping center for views of the plaza. Before you head to Barcelona, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Barcelona trip builder, to make sure you see all that Barcelona has to offer, including Placa Espanya.
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TripAdvisor
  • This is a nice place to visit and to walk through. It is really the heart of Barcelona. It is a massive square with two tall towers, monumental buildings and a nice fountain. 
  • Well with the trip. With the train station right there it is easy to travel to. Lots to see and enjoy. 
  • Placa d'Espanya is always busy, alway vibrant and it was even more colourful on our last visit about three weeks ago! We noticed the area was very crowded with people moving in long lines up and down ...  more »
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  • Good food and great coffee. Somewhat more expensive than having breakfast at a bakery.
  • It's ok, but you have to queue twice to pay and collect food. Waiter service please!
  • Very delicious and quick breaskfast, we came here on our last day in Barcdelona.
  • Great food for a chain. Recommended by a friend :) Nice and easy!
  • Great place for a quick bite. Nothing fancy but food is really good and most of all really cheap.