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  • Ali_Sanati
    Vienna, Austria202 contributions
    Stroll through the well preserved narrow streets and corridors and immerse yourself in a medivial atmosphere.
    You could discover old history, from Roman times to modern era.
    Written 27 May 2022
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  • Zarilla
    New York City, NY195 contributions
    Eye candy for food lovers. Great presentation of all kinds of food. If you eat there stay with the fresh produce and the meats. The empanadas are awful, filled with potatoes and a smear of whatever you are paying for. The fruits and juices are wonderful Its a fun place to spend a couple of hours and shouldn't be missed
    Written 19 May 2022
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  • Cdsmith321
    13 contributions
    Of all the cathedrals we visited in Barcelona, this was an actual 'church.' While historic and built of grey stone, it actually had a welcoming air and without the metal grates and ropes to keep visitors and parishioners at bay, actual felt like a place of worship for people and not just a display piece. The history is fascinating and definitely makes this worth a visit and quiet reflection.
    Written 26 May 2022
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  • Kimkf2014
    Denver, CO207 contributions
    We began our trip in Barcelona by touring this beautiful cathedral. We especially loved the outdoor garden.
    Written 15 May 2022
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  • Basš Søunds øf thë Univerše
    Barcelona, Spain46 contributions
    Fridays and Saturdays are the best, be there before 20:00 and enjoy a fantastic show on the Catalan museum grounds near plaça Espania
    Written 25 May 2022
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  • Chung1234
    Singapore300 contributions
    This is a nice place to walk about for a while before you enjoy the magic fountain. It is also nearby the Arenas of Barcelona Mall.
    Written 17 May 2022
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  • ANDRE TS1966
    Weston, FL891 contributions
    A nice walk to admire the Barcelonian architecture not only by Gaudi and Miró, but other styles as well. The best neighborhood to see much of it and have a good café..
    Written 26 May 2022
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  • B W
    Halton Hills, Canada347 contributions
    Fantastic park to visit. Visited it first on a bike tour so we got a lot of the history and then returned ourselves. It would be very easy if you are a person who likes parks to be there for hours and sit and relax. Would recommend if you have a few days in the city
    Written 19 May 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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  • ldgp14
    Walsall, UK2,545 contributions
    The Placa d'Espanya is a beautiful square in Barcelona with the Venetian Towers, Magic Fountain and Montjuic Palace it is a can't miss on your Barcelona trip.
    Written 21 April 2022
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  • Zooby Traveller
    London, UK108 contributions
    Decided to walk up mount Tibidabo to the Church from the centre of Barcelona. If you enjoy walking its a delight and the reward at the top is well worth it. Took us about 2 hours from Plaça de Catalunya. It was early April so the weather was about 18 C so not too hot. Be careful of google maps as it took up a route via Augusta which was full of steep steps. Amazing church with great views of the whole city
    Written 21 April 2022
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  • journeymaid48
    Fairport, NY966 contributions
    The buildings in this area are all Art Nouveau architectural masterpieces. The period at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century saw the building of these homes for the new wealth of the city most of whom made their fortunes in the textile business. Just walk around and admire these great works.
    Written 9 August 2021
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  • Jana C
    Prague, Czech Republic4,446 contributions
    Close to our hotel we walked here all the time and really enjoyed the atmosphere. It's quite a large square surrounded by pretty buildings with a nice fountain in the middle. You can get a takeaway or a coffee and enjoy the surroundings.
    Written 19 March 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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  • 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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