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Port Vell

Address: Moll de la Fusta | Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain (Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic))
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Ranked #76 of 1,107 things to do in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Piers & boardwalks, Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks, Other
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Owner description: This lively harbor, full of yachts and cruise ships, is home to a...
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
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Type: Neighborhoods, Piers & boardwalks, Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks, Other
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Lovely place where you could walk and enjoy the sea the sun :) take lots of pictures. Next to it you could find a shopping mall and an aquarium :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Beautiful walk in the sun with some very impressive yachts and lots of open green space for such a central location which made it great for a walk around the city centre.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Beautiful port...lovely view of the ocean, boats and yachts. Amazingly clean and one of the best walks I've shared with my best friend. The walk from the subway to the port to Barceloneta beach was a very memorable experience! Bright and sunny place with lovely people around!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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126 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were lucky as it was so sunny over the New Year. It's easy to walk around and there are restaurants and a shopping mall overlooking the sea and yachts. Perfect for photos. There are lots of locals running or walking their dogs. It's a nice change from the narrow streets.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

A lovely area to while away an afternoon, especially if the weather is nice. We were lucky enough to be here on New Years Eve and see the high performance yachts set off for the Barcelona round the world race. Lovely area to sit and have a cava or 3 and watch the world go by.

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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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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