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Main thoroughfare and plaza in Barcelona’s funky El Born district featuring a wide boulevard lined with historic buildings and other attractions.
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La Ribera, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

The Passeig del BornI is a beautiful medieval street line with colorful terraces,shops, bars and restaurants. This street was originally used for jousting but now the jousting consists of finding a seat at one of the popular tapas bars that line this amazing street. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The El Born neighbourhood is one of my favourite area of this vibrant and exciting city, it's got a great vibe to the area and Passeig Del Born encompasses everything that is to love about this area. The boulevard is packed with outstandingly beautiful architecture,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

One of Barcelona's most charming neighborhoods is the Born, and this is the major street with cafes and restaurants and lots of lovely buildings to photograph. Pedestrian-friendly.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is the main street of El Born quarter. It is very peaceful, with beautiful houses aroumd it. Take a walk also in the little streets around it

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This area is visited by locals more than tourists, tends to be upmarket and expensive along with fancier restaurants. There are an array of restaurant and bar choices in the streets surrounding the Passeig or you could choose one of the many along the Passeig...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This “passeig” is an old place worth visiting. You can see all the stores how they were many years ago but once you walk in they have been updated. If you like to go for walks and discover new things is worth going.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RichardM3802
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is a lovely street lined with attractive buildings containing shops and restaurants. In the middle of an historic and attractive urban neighborhood. Worth a stroll.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We visited this short boulevard during our most recent stay in Barcelona. It is located adjacent to the Santa Maria del Mar church which we had been to see before we took a stroll along the central pathway under the trees. There are some cafes...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is a good place to start exploring El Born with an array of shops and bars, nice little pedestrian streets and the Cultural centre nearby.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank EJLH
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Passeig del Born runs from Santa Maria del Mar church to the old Born Market, which has now been transformed into a cultural centre. The Passeig itself is a beautiful tree lined street with very little traffic, so it is a place where people...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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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
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