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Many of the buildings in this neighborhood date back to Roman and medieval times.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Mediterranean Seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Reviewed today via mobile

A great place to wander down passing the time and absorbing what’s going on around you. It’s the edges/trendy area of Barcelona, with narrow streets, lots of graffiti on the walls, enclosed by high stone buildings. It has a wonderful amount of bars and restaurants...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ikheethugo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's an amazing place full of little bars, coffee shops and restaurants, it's perfect to walk around without care or objective. There are several buildings where you can sneak to the terrace and enjoy the view. Fantastic.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank U6723CNpedrom
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like to walk, this is the place to go. Very interesting, lots of beautiful architecture, bars, restaurants and shops.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank robinzon007
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything was as everyone said. Gothic Quarter is well worth a visit. We stayed here and found everything we needed or wanted within walking distance.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kellyr0y
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sandman’s New Barcelona walking tour, with León was terrific... León is a walking encyclopaedia of the history , culture , and shaping of Catalonia and Barcelona. His tour performed with jokes , included explanation of why this city evolved, and we went to places we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 809NatalieL
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Look for FREE walking tours. We went on one that lasted about 2 hours, took us to all the touristy places in the gothic quarter. Wear comfy shoes, you are walking mostly on narrow cobblestone streets and "sidewalks", which are very narrow, but raised beside...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jent1_4
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can spend all day exploring the gothic quarter. Start with the cathedral. You will see spectacular views and it’s not expensive to go in.. Carry on through the streets to the Jewish quarter, explore the wonderful boutiques. Visit the Markets and do some great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joseph O
Reviewed 3 days ago

The first time I traveled to Barcelona I stayed in this neighborhood. It's proximity to great restaurants, La Boqueria, playgrounds, museums, grocery stores, EVERYTHING can't be beat. I will always seek out this part of the city when I stay. Can highly recommend Can Culleretes...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just looooose yourself on the narrow streets. You have shops, stores for souvenirs, brands, restaurants...everything you'll need. And the cathedral is impresive

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ginat926
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent most of our time in Barcelona walking around around finding great restaurants at every turn. Loved the architecture and variety of restaurants around.

Date of experience: February 2019
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HBBEDS
February 4, 2019|
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Response from Lola008 | Reviewed this property |
I would pick a reasonable heel rather than one u might teeter along on& also depends on how far u intend to walk far u walk some streets are cobbled or uneven I would go a bit more sensible & comfort
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God_of_Small_Things7
December 16, 2018|
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Response from Francesca C | Reviewed this property |
Very lively - especially Friday and Saturday nights, but also during the week. As was mentioned, it's not a drunken party type atmosphere (at least in December, it's not). It is a lot of families and tourists from all... More
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shug111
August 29, 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
The narrow streets are a dead give away. The main Catholic Cathedral is in the middle of it all and the border is indeed Las Ramblas.
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