Plaça Reial

Plaça Reial, Barcelona: Tickets, Tours, Address, Plaça Reial Reviews: 4.5/5

Plaça Reial
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks
About
Known for its many outdoor venues, restaurants and nightclubs, Plaça Reial is a popular meeting place during the summer when open air concerts take place, and during other celebrations such as New Year’s Eve.
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The area
Address
Neighborhood: El Congrés i els Indians
How to get there
  • Liceu • 3 min walk
  • Drassanes • 5 min walk
Popular mentions

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Sam
Nuremberg, Germany11,065 contributions
Placa
May 2021 • Couples
Beautiful placa in the center of the city. I saw many restaurants around. Looks like a great spot for bars and clubs at night
Written June 29, 2021
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John V
Sofia, Bulgaria6 contributions
Placa Reial. Tourist trap
Jun 2021 • Couples
An absolute low class tourist trap. Every restaurant is the same with frozen pizza and frozen food, rude waiters, And even those that are considered the better restaurants are slightly above a waffle house or diner in America
Written June 10, 2021
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Snowball's adventure
Barnet, UK6,649 contributions
A hidden gem in Barcelona
Sep 2019
We found Placa Reial by coincidence when we were looking for our booked restaurant near the square. Plaça Reial is located at one of the side streets of La Rambla. Despite it's not big, it is a majestic and relaxing square which its 4-sides are surrounded by traditional Spanish noble buildings with elegant porticoes and terracotta decorations. Within the square, it has a beautiful fountain, lampposts designed by Gaudi and a number of tall and beautiful tropical palm trees. Plaça Reialis also one of the most famous nightlife hubs for many locals as it hosts many lovely top restaurants, bars and outdoor venues. In my opinion, it's a MUST VISIT square when you're near La Ramba, I absolutely love it.
Written June 21, 2020
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Rachel
Birmingham, UK9 contributions
One of the most famous squares of Barcelona
Jan 2020
The square is famous for its nightlife, restaurants, beautiful palm trees and impressive streetlamps designed by Antonio Gaudi. One of the most beautiful squares in the Gothic Quarter.
Written June 8, 2020
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Dan K
The Hague, The Netherlands5,934 contributions
One of my most favourite squares in the city.
Feb 2020
The Placa Reial is one of my most favourite squares in the city. So sitting here and looking is a great way to spend some time!
Written February 12, 2020
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Jaybeebrickwork
Manchester, England, United Kingdom11 contributions
Mr booth
Mar 2019 • Couples
After almost being ripped off on las rambles, for 2 drinks, and telling the asian stallholder so, we turned into the real square, it was beautiful, a place to relax, chat, and fall in love, at everyday prices for beer and gin,
Written February 11, 2020
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lizwrigley2018
London, UK21 contributions
The palm trees make this square special
Feb 2020 • Friends
Every visit to Barcelona I find myself back in this square a little bit by accident and this time it was beckoning me whilst I was wandering in the Gothic Quarter. Through an arch those tall palm trees wave a welcome and once you are in the square the fountain is an attractive focus.
It is always good to walk along the enclosing arcades or dip fingers into the fountain.
Written February 10, 2020
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JK_Jolly
New York City, NY269 contributions
Gaudi’s First Work: Two Lampposts
Dec 2019 • Family
It is a beautiful square with cafes and restaurants where you can take a break while appreciating Gaudi’s work.
Written December 31, 2019
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Torkm68
Pitmedden, UK908 contributions
Oasis of calm off Las Ramblas
Oct 2019
Loved the feeling of being out of the tourist masses on the Las Ramblas when we entered this lovely plaza from the alleys to the south , lots of cafes and bars to relax in and watch the world go by , stately buildings surround the square and families relax by the fountains
Written November 23, 2019
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Tantum Stig
Tromso, Norway927 contributions
Great placa next to La Rambla
Sep 2019 • Couples
Nice open placa with palm trees. Lots of restaurants to find here. Feels like a small oasis next to busy La Rambla. Go there for lunch or dinner.
Written November 23, 2019
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