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Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

#5 of 12 in Neighborhoods in Barcelona
Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
See the biggest collection of Gothic houses in Barcelona on Carrer Montcada in Ciutat Vella. Walk through the neighborhood’s narrow streets and squares, appreciating the intricate architecture of the old buildings. Take one of the many guided tours available or amble through at your own pace. Kick things up a notch on Las Ramblas, which passes through this neighborhood, and is possibly Barcelona’s liveliest and most colorful street. This area is packed with restaurants, cafes, and bars; stop in for a drink and some tapas. To find out how to plan a trip to Barcelona, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Ciutat Vella indeed. Most beautiful district of the city. So many things to do. I could spend days just in this district!  more »
  • Feel the ambience of maybe one of the best-looking old towns. As a tourist or by passer I entered literally by mistake but I enjoyed every single moment. Peoples’ stories developed in front of me and....  more »

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