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Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Address: | Mediterranean Seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 34634534333
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Many of the buildings in this neighborhood date back to Roman and medieval...

Many of the buildings in this neighborhood date back to Roman and medieval times.

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Gothic Beauty

The Gothic Quarter is an amazing visual experience from the tiny streets shadowed by incredibly old Gothic buildings. Then you will come across an open area with a huge Gothic... read more

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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Gothic Quarter is an amazing visual experience from the tiny streets shadowed by incredibly old Gothic buildings. Then you will come across an open area with a huge Gothic cathedral in front of you. Make sure you go inside. Plus lots of great Tapas restaurants and fashion shops.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved this place. I have been twice in 10 year and they are still building it.it's being built still and will be for the next 30 year.wheelchair users can get about but not everywhere. This place is so ornate it has to much to take in that's why it has taken so long to build. You will love it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed on Via Laietana, the main and busiest thoroughfare through the quarter, that runs to the sea. It's exciting, fun, ideal for a wander, day or night, but it's very busy, especially in the evening. It's the historic centre, so lots of note to see, including the cathedral, the Roman walls, the Viceroy's Palau, the Palau deal Musica Catalana... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This area is wonderful to just explore and wonder along finding hidden piazzas and squares lots of bars and interesting shops not forgetting the splendid cathedral. It is easy to get 'lost' but that is part of the fun, you never know what to expect next. Just take your time and enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Next to La Rambla with its multitude of shops, market stalls and cafes. Largely pedestrianised with quaint narrow streets and historical buildings. Lots of Barcelona’s main attractions are nearby - Palau Guell, Cathedral, Palau Real/historical museum, Palau de la Musica Catalan, Museu Picasso etc. Placa Reial was our favorite place to stop for a drink/meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The walk throught the Gothic Quarter was amazing, the guide was helpful we found him at the travelers bar, it was recommended through Tripadvisor. It really tells the ancient history of Barcelona and it helps to learn whwre they are going at the future too. Just come equiped with comfy shoes and excellent camera

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Barcelona's Gothic Quarter is the center of the old city stretching from the Mediterranean seafront to Ronda de Sat Pere and from La Rambla to Via Laietan. It used to be the Roman village but now it's now a mix of old and new that can be explored along its labyrinth of cobblestone streets, which can be confusing and easy... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really interesting part of the city with small streets and alleys dotted with restaurants and individual shops great to browse and get lost in

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is just one of those things that you got to visit, make sure you've got at least a few hours to spend! As time flies by! I recommend going down some of the small allies and then locate a cozy local restaurant and get a snack!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My title says it all, spend a day at least going through the streets of the Gothic Quarter and you will find many little surprises. Shops, restaurants and countless sites that make this a truly wonderful experience.

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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