Ciutat Vella

Ciutat Vella, Barcelona: Address, Phone Number, Ciutat Vella Reviews: 4.5/5

Ciutat Vella
4.5
Historic Sites • Neighborhoods • Points of Interest & Landmarks
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This fascinating area is steeped in history, with city hall located in the same spot where kings once reigned. You'll find narrow streets and squares here, with Gothic mansions, museums, historic churches, bars and restaurants. The Placa del Rei is reputedly the place where King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella welcomed Columbus after his voyage to America.
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LoukasPap
Athens, Greece668 contributions
Picturesque
Apr 2021
Feel the ambience of maybe one of the best-looking old towns. As a tourist or by passer I entered literally by mistake but I enjoyed every single moment. Peoples’ stories developed in front of me and I was the spectator.
Written June 9, 2021
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hulum
3 contributions
Picturesque
Sep 2020 • Solo
One of the best looking old towns in Europe in my opinion! Every street is so picturesque that every photo taken here comes out looking like a professional took it.
Written December 18, 2020
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Anthony K
London, UK12,155 contributions
Parc Ciutadella
Oct 2020
Sit and relax or stroll away from all cares and stresses of the City. A charming central Park close to Estacio de Franca station, Arc de Triomphe.
Written October 17, 2020
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John B
Norristown, PA223 contributions
Simple but nice
Jul 2020
I was here early one morning. The sun was just rising and there were very few people walking around. It is a simple square, but it had a nice feel to it.
Written July 10, 2020
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Dzangir K
Ljubljana, Slovenia319 contributions
Old part of town
Apr 2019
Most interesting part of town, with Barceloneta beach and port, Gothic part, La Rambla and many other interesting areas of town
Written January 15, 2020
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Thomas B
Stans, Switzerland63 contributions
Impressive
Dec 2019
Th Gothic quarter was very impressive and gave a good impression of the former life in Barcelona. Little shops, bars and restaurant are all friendly and not pushy. We enjoyed very much
Written January 6, 2020
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John D
Athens, Greece147 contributions
Very picturesque
Dec 2019
This area is the best in Barcelona, with charming architecture and narrow streets with something of interest round every corner.
Written December 30, 2019
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Webb S
Guildford, UK250 contributions
Best shops here
Dec 2019
Liked this area best, with quality shops, restaurants and boutiques, charming architecture and narrow streets with something of interest round every corner.
Written December 19, 2019
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melb0urnef00die
melbourne314 contributions
Full of intriguing lanes filled with shops, tapas bars, old buildings and new
Nov 2019
We walked this area almost everyday and there's always a shop or place that we only just noticed while walking past. Includes Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi and the Cathedral of Barcelona
Written December 14, 2019
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Mehmet Can
10 contributions
Nice area to chill
Dec 2019
Its a nice area that you can feel the spanish vibe with all the palms and architecture with yellowish colors. There is not much benches to sit but you can chill around the fountain a bit to eat something and rest a bit.
Written December 4, 2019
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