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Port Vell

Moll de la Fusta | Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #49 of 286 Attractions in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Owner description: This lively harbor, full of yachts and cruise ships, is home to a popular entertainment complex, featuring a mall, several restaurants, a movie theater and an aquarium.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Burgas, Bulgaria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Sea and yachts... what can be more beautiful? :) Lots of people there and a nice shopping mall in the neighbourhood with many cafes with sea view.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Port Vell happened to be situated right across the road from our hotel, Duquesa De Cardona. The group preferred to walk across and have a nice stroll here before breakfast every morning. You will bump into locals who come here for jogging, or walking their dogs. Private yachts parked here make it look even more beautiful. There is a complex... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stepped out of the Aquarium and decided to walk over to the Barcelona Maritime Museum. It is located at the end of an area known as La Rambla and the walk took us along the Marina basin on Port Vell which is part of the Port of Barcelona. Vendors with touristy trinkets appear out of nowhere and quickly lay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We spent about half a day walking through Port Vell. It is a very pretty area. The breeze off the water was nice. We went shopping in the Mall nearby.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We walked through the Gothic quarter, Rambla de Mar and made a stop at Port Vell Marina. It looked beautiful on a nice sunny day. There was an announcement saying that the swing bridge was closing. So we walked back to the waterfront in a hurry. Good spot to take photos of Columbus Monument.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Loved meandering around the old port, full of shops and tapas bars and cafes and people of all sorts. Lots of street vendors who were not pushy. Some really beautiful yachts and sailboats.That it was a really beautiful day was just frosting on the cake.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Visited Port Cell area just for shopping initially, but was really surprised at the choice of restaraunts. We had fantastic Italian meal followed by massive ice cream cone from Dagen.

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

U got Mere Magnum and it's a great to go shopping and have lunch there. It's open 365 days a year. Free concert events to attend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It's definitely worth a little wander down by the waterfront for a bit of yacht-spotting but there isn't a huge amount to see or do. There are also lots of restaurants and bars, but mainly chain places. It's got more of a buzz in the daytime than in the evening though.

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a stunning location to say its a busy city, loads to do with the luxury yachts to look at or a bit of shopping in the fully air conditioned centre,or go for a stroll up the 1km Ramblas

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