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La Barceloneta

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Address: Barcelona, Spain
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Neighborhood redeveloped to highlight seafood and its maritime history.

Neighborhood redeveloped to highlight seafood and its maritime history.

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A must visit

You can't do Barcelona without taking a walk round Barcaloneta. All the best shops. You can spend a day looking at architechture an interesting things. Take plenty of money.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't do Barcelona without taking a walk round Barcaloneta. All the best shops. You can spend a day looking at architechture an interesting things. Take plenty of money.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From touristy locations to small squares with more intimate bars this area is really a must see - with a beach for the sunlovers or a series of bars/cafes it really does cater for all , but you should definitely explore the smaller sidestreets away from the main drag and beachfront

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Swan Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

By the time we had walked the streets and different areas, the legs were a bit tired, so saw this on two occasions - once from the coach and another time from a taxi. It is worth going to see, but you need a few days to see everything. This big crab or whatever it is supposed to be was... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone visting Barcelona should take a tour also in Baceloneta, the fishermens and seamens town at the cost. The houses and streets are quite different from the main town; narrow and strait. Prices are cheaper there compared to midtown. And there is also a market-hall like near Rambla, but that feels more "original" than tahat famous one. I recommend.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The waterfront area is vibrant and busy with super yachts berthed in the marina. Restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and museums are here and visitors and locals alike visit and walk around this area.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is full of history from WWII and features some the best value eats in town. It also feels like a "real" neighborhood where people live, work and hangout. I'm sure the folks who live here get tired of the tourists that flood their neighborhood but its too wonderful not to visit this part of town. Do make sure... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see in Barcelona! It's very very beautiful and you can walk houres by the beach ... A lot of people, a lot of colours .... just fantastic!

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Having a beach in the middle of the city is quite a nice thing to have :) You can get there easy - and spend either the better part of your vacation there or use it as an escape to relax after a few days of walking through the city Restaurants, Cafés, etc. you can find anything there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

If you walk right through the Ciutat Vella/Barric Gotic and find yourself on Passeig de Colon have a walk up the boardwalk towards Barceloneta and the Old Port. It is a lovely change from the dark old streets full of tourists shops and restaurants. Barceloneta is a bit more "local", the dockside restaurants are aimed that those with the huge... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The near beach, the harvour proximity and the old gothic town is the frame of this fantastic gastronomical and leasure area...i know is hard for locals to bear with lots of visitors so the better you behave the more locals will love youbest for all of us...

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Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away, Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed sand structures making this the most visited beach in the city (the shirtless men working out might help too). You’ll know by the delicious aroma that you're in the right place to try some of the best and most authentic seafood including paella, Spain’s national dish.
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