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That’s a lot of kitty !

Ran across “el Gato de Botero” while wandering around. The neighborhood does feel a bit sketchy but... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Jesse S
via mobile
Worth a visit

An adorable statue of a giant cat. He’s cute, claimable and photogenic. What’s not to enjoy? The... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
K D
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this sculpture with its playful atmosphere. Great spot to take pictures to send home and gives the area a joyous feeling often absent in other places. The art scene is an important part of the city and this should be viewed by all art...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Ran across “el Gato de Botero” while wandering around. The neighborhood does feel a bit sketchy but safe enough in daylight hours. The giant black cat appears to be cast in bronze with cartoonish features. An endearing statue to any feline fans. Bright side :...More

Thank Jesse S
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

An adorable statue of a giant cat. He’s cute, claimable and photogenic. What’s not to enjoy? The area is nice as well and only 5/10 minutes gentle stroll from the Ramblas. The “square”is surrounded by affordable and serviceable cafes, they are a la carts dining...More

Thank K D
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Botero's is worth a look see. Down some strange little alley way you come out into a apartment park square and there he is. He isn't ferral he has a bell and a collar. He's large and truly a statement. Where would you out him...More

Thank Mags K
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

I’ve given this giant ugly fellow 5 stars out of sympathy. The story goes that Botero made a gift of this somewhat rotund feline, to the city of Barcelona. Barcelona being a city of great beauty, we’re somewhat taken aback and it has moved from...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed December 24, 2017

This statue is fun to stop by for a few minutes and take a some photos. The area around the statue and the street leading from La Ramble looks like they have not been properly maintained in recent years, although should not deter a visit.

Thank JoeKemchi
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

After a glowing recommendation from my taxi driver, who said it was one of the must see attractions in Barcelona, I made a visit to see the big gato and I must say I was underwhelmed and it is hardly worth going out of your...More

Thank Vikash P
Reviewed November 8, 2017

We wandered from La Ramblas to find this beauty because we love cats. Don't miss his little cat balls!

Thank snazzy_caz
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

But it’s so funny! A giant cat in the middle of the way. Just to take a photo and have a laugh with friends.

Thank Panzone91
Reviewed October 19, 2017

I mean, you kind of know what to expect based on the picture, but this isn't really an attraction or thing to do. If you're already on this strip to eat or take a stroll, sure, stop by like we did and get a quick...More

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record stores, second hand shops, and student bars
that seem to light up the streets day and night. The
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