Las Ramblas, Barcelona

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#3 of 15 in Neighborhoods in Barcelona
The old city meets the modern in Las Ramblas, a series of pedestrian streets lined by outdoor markets, shops, cafes, and restaurants. To stroll through this bustling district is to walk through the history and culture of one of the world’s most exciting urban centers. Celebrated poet Federico García Lorca once described it as "the only street in the world which I wish would never end." Famous for its throbbing urban energy, this colorful avenue and tree-lined walkway are one of the busiest areas in the city, so it’s not surprising that it’s constantly thronged by tourists. To avoid crowds, head down some of the smaller side streets, where you can find inexpensive souvenirs, friendly locals, and live music. Plan your visit to Las Ramblas and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Barcelona vacation planner.
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  • The Ramblas is an active vibrant shopping and people watching area. We always stay at a hotel on the Rambla. No need for a car, you are near everything. If you are going to visit Barcelona I...  more »
  • I love Barcelona and we were staying in a hotel outside with friends and popped in for the day to wander around. Walked along las ramblas for the atmosphere and stopped in a cafe near marina...  more »
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