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Between the 11th and 14th centuries the Jewish quarter of Barcelona housed the great Catalan cultural nucleus,where doctors,philosophers,mathematicians or astronomers shared and divulged their knowledge,until the
The display above the ruins of ancient Jewish quarter tells the history of Jews in Barcelona. There is not much of a collection.
If you're interested in that subject I would highly recommend visiting the nearby old synagogue and hear the explanation.
If this small museum would have good human guide's/actors, it would upgrade the experience greatly. Museums that have great art, grab the viewers' attention and imagination. Historical museums (like this) need to make a greater effort for visitors' attention. The video was OK but there...More
Pros: Good to get basic history of Jews in Barcelona, short visit
Cons: Small museum, limited information on Barcelona's Jewish community, difficult to reserve guided visits
I wish they'd provide more information on the current state (and future) of Jewish communities in Barcelona (Catalunya)
This museum opened in March 2015 in the former home of a Jewish weaver. The museum has two floors of very good displays of Jewish life in Barcelona including a glass floor that covers roman ruins. There were English signage although having a guide certainly...More
It was the only museum we visit after we got a recommendation from our Runner Bean guide.
It was fantastic way to discover the history of the city. Fortunately, not everything is translated to English and this was quite disappointing.
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.