Category: Sight BCN

Villages Inside Barcelona City

The best known areas with small streets are: El Raval, El Gotic and El born However there are many other worth while seeing. Most of these villages were “glued” together by the grid of Eixample in early 1900s. The headlines link to tags related to the districts. Vila de Gràcia No secret any more but […]

Pedestrian Streets

In addition to the ramblas there are many other great streets with great sights, shopping, bars and restaurants. Note, even if a street is pedestrianised you will still get cars, scooters and bicycles going through the street from time to time so watch out. Avenida de Gaudi Goes from La Sagrada Familia to Hospital de […]

Rambla

The Spanish name “Rambla” means dry riverbed so as the name indicated Barcelona has got more than one. However some ramblas have just been turned into massive roads so you need to know where the nice ones are… Overview: La Rambla: Bottom left Rambla Poeblenou: Top right La Rambla This is the one we all […]

Markets

Be sure to visit a market as these are amazing. Usually in the middle of the market you will find the fish section with fish you may never have seen before. Our local market on Travessera de Gràcia 186: Mercado De La Boqueria on La Rambla 89: Mercat de Santa Caterina on Avenida Francesc Cambó […]

Modernista Architecture

Barcelona is full of great architecture but the modernista style is the most amazing for me. There are many good guides on the internet so I will not repeat here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modernisme http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Modernista_buildings_in_Barcelona Some of my own pictures below from local buildings. Casa Vicens in Gracia: Parc Guell in Gracia: Casa Amatller and casa Batllo on […]

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