Placa Reial, Barcelona

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One of the most attractive and popular squares in Barcelona, Placa Reial dazzles with its architecture by day and entertains with its restaurants and nightclubs by night. Francesc Daniel Molina i Casamajó designed the plaza in the 19th century, and famed local architect Antoni Gaudí later created the lanterns that decorate it. All you really need to do is pull up a seat at a cafe, watch passersby, and soak up the atmosphere. For Placa Reial and beyond, use our Barcelona trip itinerary maker site to get the most from your Barcelona vacation.
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  • Great mix of upmarket and more affordable restaurants set around a pretty square. Some bars are nicer than others regards decor and seating but this is also reflected in their prices. We were lucky to...  more »
  • This is just off Las Ramblas. It’s a good place to sit in the shade and grab a bite especially if your cruise ship people. A nice size plaza away from the crowded Las Ramblas  more »
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