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Port Vell

Moll de la Fusta | Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
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Ranked #45 of 315 attractions in Barcelona
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Type: Neighborhoods, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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... more » 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. « less
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New York
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116 reviews 116 reviews
85 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a great place to take a relaxing stroll, especially in the evening time when all of the attractions are closed (which is quite early in the off season). Or have lunch at the renown Kaiku (open only during lunch time - Balmes 47)

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

It's the sea. Need I say more? Lots of fun places to grab a bite. Can Sole (restaurant) was not open when we got there, so we got a table outside at Toc de Mar and had a great conversation with our waiter. The clams were superb.

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Davao City, Philippines
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

So photogenic a especially at night. Make sure to visit this around sunset to evening when the lights go on. The design and the lighting makes for great photos.

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Scenic walk filled with tourists and performers. The beach area is pretty nice and relaxing, with people lazing around the area. Good place for nice photographs to be taken.

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Montreal, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The port is beautiful. You can walk or cycle throughout the port until you reach the beach. You can also take a boat cruise. There are plenty of bars and restaurant but I don't recommend eating there as everything is overpriced and you can find much better food at the nearby Rambla or gotic quarter.

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Glasgow
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

we went there recently and loved just to sit and watch life go by in barcelona, plenty of bars and shops in the shopping area but we just wandered and looked about

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Singapore
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I was told Port Vell means the old port. However, you will see a place with brand new facelift which offers a strong contrast to the Gothic area just across the street. Port Vell stretches from the Columbus Monument to the Barceloneta, offers endless possibilities to enjoy your leisure time, such as Imax Theater, Aquarium, Maremagnum Shopping Mall and many... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

After a walk up and down the La Rambla, an explore of the Gothic Quarter, it is nice to visit the harbour and experience a totally different side of Barcelona. You can reach Port Vell via a walk way from Colom which is at the south end of La Rambla. For me this was a great chill out spot. There... More

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stoke on trent
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We walked along the harbour on several occasions. It truely is beautiful. There large expensive boats docked up, the fish swimming in the water. We followed the port down to the beach and stopped of for sangria along the way. Relaxing and lovely to be there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

During our visit to Barcelona, we used to pass the pier on daily basis. First, it’s a nice walk through the Al Rambla. Second, the atmosphere there is great. In the morning, people are just walking enjoying themselves, watching the seagulls, having something to eat at the Magnum Mall, or just sitting at the benches overlooking the water. The pier... More

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