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“THE OLD TOWN” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ciutat Vella

Ciutat Vella
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Barcelona Highlights: Walking Tour, Turkish Schooner Cruise and Helicopter...
Ranked #27 of 691 things to do in Barcelona
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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.
Isle of Anglesey
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“THE OLD TOWN”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

Lovely area - the old town of Barcelona with its narrow streets, full of little shops and restaurants. A maze of alleys and squares, full of tapas bars. Follow your instinct with something new around every corner.

Visited August 2013
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San Francisco, California
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“Get lost!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

It's just fun to wander around here, come across a square and have a drink, dodge all the ticky-tacky souvenir shops for the odd hand-made crafts or fashion store.

Visited August 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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“Best advice - get lost there”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013

Best option is to walk around without right place to go. Let your intuition guide you through the narrow and charming streets.

Visited July 2013
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“Just Walk And Look”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

When you have a lazy day just wonder around the old town and see all of the interesting sights.
If possible try to take a guided tour it makes it more interesting.

Visited August 2013
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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“Charming piece of history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2013

Roman columns in Barcelona - who knew!! I wish we would have had more time to tour the underground Roman ruins and the museums in old city. Very interesting and worth a visit.

Visited July 2013
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