El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona

4.7
#1 of 117 in Neighborhoods in Spain
Must see · Neighborhood · Other
Create an itinerary including El Barri Gòtic
Known for its winding streets and hidden squares steeped in history, El Barri Gòtic is ideal for an historic walk followed by a rest at one of the many trendy bars or cafes. A trip through this colorful neighborhood is a trip through time, as this old city center is still largely intact, retaining much of its labyrinthine medieval street plan, with a multitude of small streets opening into bustling squares. Most of the quarter is closed to regular traffic, though service vehicles and taxis are allowed to pass through. Many of the landmark buildings located here date from the Middle Ages, with several sites harking back to the Roman times. El Cali, the medieval Jewish quarter, is also located within this area. Use our Barcelona trip itinerary maker app to add El Barri Gòtic and other attractions to your Barcelona vacation plans.
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Tours to El Barri Gòtic

El Barri Gòtic reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
40,164 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • What an amazing experience: walking through the alleys and old streets, with a vibrant vibe: many restaurants, bars, stores - plenty to see and to discover. 
    What an amazing experience: walking through the alleys and old streets, with a vibrant vibe: many restaurants, bars, stores - plenty to see and to discover.  more »
  • It is a very unique area. The architectonic style is very nice and the Basilica from outside is beautiful. From the Basilica you can get lost within the streets and enjoy the shopping or window... 
    It is a very unique area. The architectonic style is very nice and the Basilica from outside is beautiful. From the Basilica you can get lost within the streets and enjoy the shopping or window...  more »

Plan your trip to Barcelona

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.