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Many of the buildings in this neighborhood date back to Roman and medieval times.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Mediterranean Seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
+34 634 53 43 33
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Reviewed today

This is a great place to visit. We spent a whole wandering around the narrow medieval streets taking in the atmosphere. Lots of little shops to browse around and great coffee.

Thank david88forshaw
Reviewed today via mobile

This is the best area to wonder around and get lost in. It has great restaurants and gelato. There are little Gothic details everywhere from the stone work to the gargoyle, details in the doors and alleys. This is the best place to buy souvenirs...More

Thank TravelingSturgeon
Reviewed today via mobile

The Barrio Gotico is the heart of ancient Barcelona and definitely this is the first place to visit when one arrives in the city to feel its original atmosphere, without saying that on one of its sides the quarter borders on the sea! Barrio Gotico...More

Thank oof27es
Reviewed today

You can meander the twisting streets for days and around every corner is another cute bar, great restaurant or interesting shop.

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed today

This area is definitely worth seeing, especially the Cathedral of Barcelona. Give yourself enough time to walk around and take it all in! It's also well connected to La Rambla and so many narrow streets and little cafes to choose from! A walking tour would...More

Reviewed today via mobile

It is more interesting to walk around the small streets, than to be on La Rambla. This quarter has climate, a lot of beautiful shops, cafeterias, restaurants. There was a market in front of the Catherdral.

Thank Janko H
Reviewed yesterday

This has to be my favourite part of Barcelona! We stayed in Barcelona for 5 days and I insisted that we make a trip to the Gothic Quarter every day so we could explore it at different times of the day - there is just...More

Thank Jasmine M
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great tract of buildings and squares, a massive distance away in time, if not kilometres, from the tourist hotspots of Las Ramblas. It is easy to imagine this as being unchanged for centuries in some parts and there are beautiful squares and...More

Thank Normski49
Reviewed yesterday

A real highlight of Barcelona. Not to be missed. Fabulous by day. But while doing a recce for a later group tour I booked a cheap place to stay here, off the main thoroughfare, and on both of my nights I was accosted nearby, on...More

Thank Richard254
Reviewed yesterday

We went on our own first wondering around and then with a tour. Got more out of it when with a tour guide.

Thank RoBertie
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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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29 August 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
The narrow streets are a dead give away. The main Catholic Cathedral is in the middle of it all and the border is indeed Las Ramblas.
29 August 2018|
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Response from TicoLee | Reviewed this property |
Just look for the architecture and narrow alleys. The Jaume I Metro station leads dissected into the Gothic Quarter
17 May 2018|
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Response from AnneToussaint | Reviewed this property |
No, the sagrada familia is not near barro gorhic. You can reach it qua simple by underground.
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