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Placa del Rei, s/n, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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"royal palace"
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"roman wall"
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"nice square"
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"barcelona history"
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"gothic quarter"
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"palau"
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"ruins"
in 3 reviews
"watchtower"
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"buffs"
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"cathedral"
in 6 reviews
"catalan"
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"mojito"
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"construction"
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"fountain"
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"architecture"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a guide to the significance of these steps. These are the steps Colombus returned after discovering North America and was greeted by the king. He stayed some time in this castle.

Thank cohiba737
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tripped upon this square and needed a rest. We sat down for a drink and tapas. Little did we know the history that came with where we were sitting. This is the Palace where Columbus was commissioned by the King to find the Americas...More

Thank Cheryl J
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Placa del Rei (place of the king) is part of of Barrio Gotico and always worth a visit. You will see a beautifull Gothic Neighborhood already on your way to the placa. And the place itself is surrounded by lots of history besides its own.

Thank Mario S
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is the underbelly of old-time Barcelona, The ruins and remains of Iberian and Roman life in the center of town. Well done with interesting features documented and an insight into life here 2000 years ago. I enjoyed the laundry and cloth dye facilities pus...More

Thank CFEIII
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

A small square that we saw after exiting MUHBA. A few cafes around, but otherwise by itself I did not find anything particularly noteworthy. However, it is one of the many places that contribute to making the entire Barri Gotic quaint and historic.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

lovely square surrounded by bars and restaurants, you can seat in the border of the fountain and there are also some nightclubs on it. it's a nice place to pass by.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This the Barcelona Natural History Museum. Enjoy a cervessa, tapa or a mojito at this quaint plaza. A very relaxing spot for a drink with friends.

Thank Barry H
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Placa del Rei located at Barri Gotic and perhaps it is the best place in town go get you a feel for Barcelona's faint connection to Old World royalty, this "Square of the Monarch" offers a good view of The Royal Palace, where both Spanish...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

During our most recent visit to Barcelona, we took another long walk through the Gothic Quarter of the city. Eventually, we found ourselves once again in the Place del Rei. This small square has the Palau Reial Major (Royal palace) as a backdrop and the...More

Thank BigHugh51
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

A gorgeous medieval place, small but very peaceful . The terrasse/ bar is very good, excellent mojito and very kind and charming service. Will come back. Really charming.

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
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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
brought to life by the many small bars and local
...More
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