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Port Vell

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
As featured in Barclona on foot and 2 other guides
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Address: Moll de la Fusta | Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain
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+34 933 17 61 35
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This lively harbor, full of yachts and cruise ships, is home to a popular...

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.

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Nice to walk around

Had a lovely stroll walking along the docks looking at all the boats then there is a nice mall for some shopping

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Edward A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely stroll walking along the docks looking at all the boats then there is a nice mall for some shopping

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location for chilling and watching the world go by and not to far away from the hustle and bustle of the rambles

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Port Hedland, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a port that has a nice vista, so if you want a free activity and or you a little one in a prams you can easily walk along the port for fresh air (hopefully not to many smokers) and wander. The easiest way to the port is to walk the Ramblas, but watch your pockets as it is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A large & busy area of Barcelona which includes a huge shopping centre/restaurants, IMAX cinema & aquarium. The marina is interesting too....we enjoyed looking at the very expensive yachts. Plenty to see here including street entertainers & it makes a pleasant walk in the sunshine.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided I wanted to go on the cable car before leaving Barcelona. We walked all the way around the marina area in order to find the cable cars. Queued for a short while prior to booth opening. Then waited for the only lift which takes about 5 people - up and down. Once on the cable car there was nothing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down here, the port was quite lively walking around further you entered the large shopping centre, we enjoyed walking over the bridge and then finding a seat to take the view in.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The port has a stunning variety of yachts, cruise liners and smaller boats. The shopping centre has a good range of shops and is in a nice location. Good for a walk round if you like shopping in a centre not on the street and a definite area to visit if you like boats.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to sit and relax watching the sunset or watching the boats, especially with a glass of sangria.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best in Barcelona. Packed with tourists. Some are just people watching, killing time. A good place to rest while waiting for sunset. Some just arrived from cruising. Some are going to the mall (Maremàgnum).

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always nice to admire the multi-million euro yachts and guess where all that money was made... Clean and fine marina. Lots of good restaurants.

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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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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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