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“Great for a stroll at any time of the day.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Port Vell

Port Vell
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$43.24*
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Sailing Experience from Port Vell in Barcelona
Ranked #56 of 698 things to do in Barcelona
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Owner description: This lively harbor, full of yachts and cruise ships, is home to a popular entertainment complex, featuring a mall, several restaurants, a movie theater and an aquarium.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Prague, Czech Republic
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“Great for a stroll at any time of the day.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013

I absolutely loved it, the clear water, the ducks, the flee market, the view of the Columbus monument, the roadside eating joints, the liveliness and just about everything about Port Vell.
Its a great choice for a stroll, especially after sunset. Do take a walk here, you'll love it.
Having walked a lot, it was very relaxing for us to sit by the water for some time.

Visited August 2013
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“fantastic place to go”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2013

it is a very nice ans attarcting place to go and stay there for a long time , where there is a shopping mall and place to take a cruise there for 45 min or 90 minutes , it is a nice place full of people and also near to the aquarium , and alot of restaurant near it

Visited August 2013
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Haifa, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great place to spend an evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

A breath of fresh air after the overcrowded Rambala.
This marina area is very nicely designed for a nice stroll or to rest on one of the benches or port steps. There were a few interesting boats and ships docked which we enjoyed looking at, when we were there. On the inside the mall is a regular shopping center, but the building is very interesting from the outside. On the other side of the mall there is a kids play area with the jumping harness, bubble in the water and little boats (6 euro per activity if I recall correctly).
More than anything to do or see it is just a nice place to be.

Visited July 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Cool Breezes & Shade”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

Very cleverly designed, it's your average plastic modern shopping centre and cinema complex with chain restaurants etc but the difference in temperature is astonishing. If you're all hot and bothered in town and fancy a break to cool down then have a sit up on the roof for a bit or a look around. Went in the McDonalds to use the loo (they charge for the one in the shopping centre) and noticed the prices are very expensive compared to elsewhere locally.

Visited July 2013
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Pune, India
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“Beach, Beer and Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2013

don't go for payellas on Ramblas if you are not sure...go to this port for individual payellas or tapas. The variety and the quality is much better out here. Or if you just want to have pizzas and burgers this place is apt. Take a swim, enjoy the cool breeze, have a beer or two and then relax and select any rest within your budget and enjoy.

Visited June 2013
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