Things to do in Ciutat Vella (Old Town)

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  • Joelle W.
    Uster, Switzerland19 contributions
    I highly recommend taking a Free Walking Tour to discover the Gothic Quarter. So much to see and learn about!
    There are lots of small bars and restaurants, so be sure to check out Trip Advisor before settling on one. I was rather disappointed by the Churros y Chocolate at one place, despite having high Google reviews.
    Written 28 June 2022
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  • Ron Huntley
    London, UK163 contributions
    Max Richter concert at the Palau de Musica. Simply perfect. Amazing venue with the greatest artist. Easy to access location. Perfect seating - row 3. Friendly and helpful staff. Good facilities. Highly recommended to try and see any events here. Fabulous
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • Karmen R
    Santa Cruz, CA27 contributions
    An amazing adventure of fresh produce, nuts, chocolates, fish, and cooked food.
    You can spend several hours at this place and still want to h CB one back for more.
    Written 25 June 2022
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  • gouletelectric
    Toronto, Canada5 contributions
    It was easy to visit in and out no cost no fuss. Makes you wonder how long does these Statues take to complete
    Written 12 June 2022
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  • Wendy P
    6 contributions
    Once in a lifetime experience! Gaudi was an amazing artist who saw the world and was able to design in a way for us, mere mortals, to be transported to another place. La Familia Sagrada is an incredible place to visit. Definitely a place you do not want to be rushed. You will want to watch the light stream through the windows, the sculptures depicting the scenes from the Bible. An incredible church that is hard to put into words. Buy your tickets early and go with a guide otherwise you will be stuck in a very long line!
    Written 22 June 2022
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  • EnBuMe
    Barcelona, Spain7 contributions
    It is a beautiful palace and if you visit other masterpieces of Gaudí in Barcelona, you will see that is an architectural lab for other famous buildings of the architect.
    What is most amazing of the building are the doors details, the stained glasses, the chapel, and the ceilings. The roof is also very interesting, how Gaudí experiments with 'trencadís' and the chimneys which you can see similar shapes to 'Sagrada Família' towers or 'la pedrera'.
    A very recommended visit to see other creations of the architect.
    Written 24 June 2022
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  • Georgia M
    Lincoln, UK192 contributions
    We really loved this park! I stumbled across it on Pinterest and some friends who had just got back from Barcelona said they didn’t even know it was there.

    But it’s beautiful! A quiet spot with some lovely features including the boating lake with all of the birds and ducks around. If you want an hour away from the bustle, here’s your place!
    Written 18 June 2022
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  • Martina D
    Pardubice, Czech Republic1 contribution
    It was amazing experience !! i recomend it to everyone.
    Love it, Very interesting facts, very kind people. its really amazing.
    Written 18 June 2022
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  • The Roaming Renegades
    Melbourne, Australia468 contributions
    Really nice area to explore, cool shops and cafes and a nice vibe. Feels like a place where things are going on.
    Written 10 November 2021
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  • 32Morten
    Finland404 contributions
    The historical building and Picasso is nice, but there are better places to see Picasso art than this museum.
    Written 27 June 2022
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  • Annalise A
    9 contributions
    This was so much fun! I like seeing old ruins of cities so this was perfect for me. However, I will say that better signage telling people where to buy tickets would be a good addition. When my friend and I first arrived, we couldn’t figure out where the museum was or where to buy tickets. Other than that, it was a great experience!
    Written 29 March 2022
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  • vacationaholic
    Central Oregon, OR359 contributions
    A beautiful spot to enjoy Old Spain. Right off the Rambla. Many restaurants to enjoy. This is a must see - especially after you get bombarded with souvenir booths and sketchy eateries on the Rambla. Take a break here. Enjoy.
    Written 17 June 2022
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  • David
    Portugal40 contributions
    A spectacular square, with a wide variety of restaurants and pubs, great for the beginning of a beautiful night in this city
    Written 15 March 2022
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  • Lisa B
    County Dublin, Ireland3 contributions
    A great cultural experience, but felt the €45 VIP ticket was a bit pricey for the 1 hour show, even with a drink included.
    As someone else mentioned, people kept walking through the door just to the left of the stage which is a bit distracting.
    The dancers, guitarist and singers are all extremely talented and they really did put on an excellent show. Very intense, emotional, passionate and truly captivating.
    Lovely building and in a nice part of the city.
    Written 17 May 2022
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  • Lorrie W
    Milwaukee, WI110 contributions
    We stopped and bought bread, cheeses, nuts and fruits. This lovely young man at Debon meats let us test the cheese and meat we bought. He was so very helpful. We also had take out that was equally delicious! Very fun!
    Written 18 January 2022
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