Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

4.7
Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
See the biggest collection of Gothic houses in Barcelona on Carrer Montcada in Ciutat Vella. Walk through the neighborhood’s narrow streets and squares, appreciating the intricate architecture of the old buildings. Take one of the many guided tours available or amble through at your own pace. Kick things up a notch on Las Ramblas, which passes through this neighborhood, and is possibly Barcelona’s liveliest and most colorful street. This area is packed with restaurants, cafes, and bars; stop in for a drink and some tapas. To find out how to plan a trip to Barcelona, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • I was here early one morning. The sun was just rising and there were very few people walking around. It is a simple square, but it had a nice feel to it.  more »
  • Most interesting part of town, with Barceloneta beach and port, Gothic part, La Rambla and many other interesting areas of town  more »

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