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May 18, 2019
“Big street”
Dec 30, 2018
“Terrible experience”
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Avenida del Paralelo, Barcelona, Spain
El Poble Sec
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

We walked the length of this street and it is not very exciting. There are shops, as well as other establishments along the road, but it is a very busy road, with lots of traffic. Apparently it has received its name because it is parallel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

I was violently robbed in this avenue, just outside of my accommodation. A guy intercepted me by my back and ripped of my watch. Fortunately nothing bad happened to me. However I screamed a lot a no one even tried to help (everyday stuff here...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

It was great walking through this avenue but I don't think it is something special that you must see...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

This street roughly extends from Port Vell district of Barcelona down to the magnificent Plaça De Espanya ,it encompasses many great landmark sites to be found in this city,the architecture along the street is a mix of architectural styles and all along the street there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Its hard to call this an attraction, but it is a major road worth knowing about. It is a busy city street extending from Plaça de Drassanes near the Port to Plaça de Espanya. The full length can be briskly walked in half an hour....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Dennis S
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Good area to walk around... Many places to visit... Nearby... Close to malls... Shopping steets... Good for taking pictures

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sam W
Reviewed October 14, 2016

One of the main boulevards of the town,cutting the town from east to west.One of its ends is in Placa Espanya,a landmark of Barcelona and the other is in Placa de les Drassanes,close to Port Vell.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank zuv
Reviewed August 4, 2016

A Metropolitan must have big boulevards, and Barcelona have many. Avenue del Parallel is one of them. It is a big boulevard, which connect Plaza de Espana and Placa de les Drassanes (at the harbour, close to the Rambla). It is a green boulevard, and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank LN1946
Reviewed June 2, 2016

A very long Avenue but has some very good restaurants along the way. Our Hotel was on the Avenue and plenty of metro stops along the route.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Sharon S
Reviewed April 24, 2016

We recently stay a few days in the HCC Lugano hotel (excellent) which is located on this busy Avenida. Needless to say we had to walk up and down it a few times, mainly to the Metro stations at either Placa Espana or Poble Sec....More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Brucestewart
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