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Port Vell, Barcelona

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Port Vell is the modern heart of the tourists’ Barcelona, even though its name translates to “Old Port.” There are multiple theaters, including an IMAX theater, and numerous shops. It’s also home to Europe’s largest aquarium. Take the time to see the bridge open up for a boat to pass, and look at the water to admire the swimming fish and floating sculptures. Note that this port connects to the pedestrian street Las Ramblas. Use our Barcelona vacation builder to add Port Vell and other attractions to your Barcelona vacation plans.
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  • Beautiful views of the sea, yacht, a statue of Christopher Columbus, the great pedestrian bridge, a large shopping center, restaurants, near the Aquarium. Local fun-feeding brazen gulls))) we were excellent photos in the midst of all this.
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  • Good to enjoy a sunset two and enjoy the view, even in the cold is worth it to go there and take a look.
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  • The city has done a lot to upgrade the old port. It's old storage buildings have been restored well to emphasize their architectural qualities. The addition of a wave like sculpture and a delightful w...  more »