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“Fascinating architecture”
Review of Ciutat Vella

Ciutat Vella
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Owner description: This fascinating area is steeped in history, with city hall located in the same spot where kings once reigned. You'll find narrow streets and squares here, with Gothic mansions, museums, historic churches, bars and restaurants. The Placa del Rei is reputedly the place where King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella welcomed Columbus after his voyage to America.
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Strolling round and looking at the houses and also see the street life is really joyful - all small shops and local bars and small restaurants.

Thank Dalaroe
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Beautiful, partly restored and mostly pedestrian area with all kinds of interesting architecture, lots of little restaurants, bars and shops.
Well worth a visit and the old cathedral is very photogenic.

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

Get a guided tour to learn about the history and to see and understand 1000 details in the area around the Cathedral which you would probably overlook if you walked just on your own there.

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

I went to Barcelona a few years ago with my youngest son. When you live in a hot country with few trees nearby it was gbreat to see trees lol! But have to say whata beautiful city it is! WE did all the touristy things during our stay. My canarian "slang" (spanish !!) didnt get really understood straightaway but got there in the end! I loved it so very much and would love to go again at some point. Great shops too! The buses run very regularly and you can hop and off as and when you want. We stayed in the Gothic Quarters which is the old part and the streets are like a grid so quite easy to get around and not get lost. Senor Gaudi has put his mark on Barcelona and the Guelli Parc was built by him in the early 19th century, just a brilliant city to visit. Plenty to see and do not a young childrens place other than Camp Nou.
We stayed off the Vialaitanaprincess (main street) and sat and had a coffee on the square and the traffic was shooting past but didnt feel like you were sitting on a noisy street at all! Just so tranquil and calm! Was amazing! To sum Barcelona up a beautiful, amazing, and so many different aspects including th beach as well ! its must to see you fall in love with as I did and las Ramblas is a street like nowhere else on earth!

Thank Trish552070
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Reviewed April 15, 2013

So many cute street, small shops, cosy restaurants, beautiful people. It offer the true spirit of Barcelona!

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