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Many of the buildings in this neighborhood date back to Roman and medieval times.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Mediterranean Seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
+34 634 53 43 33
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're going down Las Ramblas toward Columbus Monument from Plaza del Cataluna and you veer into any alleys to your left, then you're in Barri Gotic. From the side of Las Ramblas to all the way to somewhere near Jaume I Metro station and...More

Thank HeaveNEarth
Reviewed yesterday

My son and I spent a week wandering these streets. There is such a range of architecture, shops and plazas to visit, and much of it is busy at most any time of day. There are a few dark alleys that I would not venture...More

Thank Francesca C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Probably not as busy to visit in December, the cathedral area had a lovely christmas market selling decorations and gifts(not food or drink though) The maze of small steeets was brilliant to wander round with something new at each turn. Lit up at night was...More

Thank Mrs M
Reviewed yesterday

Love it here. Great place to stroll, meander, shop, dine, pause and be amazed. This old quarter of Barcelona is a gem in many regards. Go there and explore. It's a labyrinth of alleys and buildings. Never experienced anything like it anywhere else. And don't...More

Thank soe75
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Gothic Quarter is full of interesting places to see and visit. As well as lots of cafes, restaurant and bars. It certainly makes a good day and especially night out.

Thank Ingy56
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must see place but dirty with a high smell of orin. Despite of that it is a curious place, seems a laberinth and it is a good place for street photography

Thank faq885
Reviewed yesterday

We ate at 2 restaurants and walked this area a few times on our trip. Lots of stores and coffee shops/restaurants to choose from.

Thank EdmondOKBeachLover
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved exploring the plazas and trying different restaurants. Streets were quite empty during the morning but very crowded in the evening. Many peddlers selling souvenirs, some legal and some not. Be aware of the fines if you buy for a peddler whose goods are displayed...More

Thank Jane429393
Reviewed yesterday

By far our favorite area of the city. Amazing architecture and restaurants. Easy to walk around and take it all in. Check out our YouTube video of our trip for more sights: GoPro 2K: Running Around Spain and France HD.

Thank ACSlater4444444
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my friend went to see the City. We went to the Cathedral and it also had a Christmas Market in front of it which was very nice

Thank michaelak837
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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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30 August 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
The narrow streets are a dead give away. The main Catholic Cathedral is in the middle of it all and the border is indeed Las Ramblas.
30 August 2018|
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Response from TicoLee | Reviewed this property |
Just look for the architecture and narrow alleys. The Jaume I Metro station leads dissected into the Gothic Quarter
17 May 2018|
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Response from AnneToussaint | Reviewed this property |
No, the sagrada familia is not near barro gorhic. You can reach it qua simple by underground.
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