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Placa del Rei

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Placa del Rei, s/n, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Placa del Rei is a medieval public square in the Barri Gotic of Barcelona, Spain. The square is surrounded by the Palau Reial Major, the Palau del Lloctinent ("Lieutenant's Palace"), the tower Mirador del Rei Martí ("King Martin's Watchtower"), and the Capella Reial de Santa...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Placa del Rei is an amazing square located in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, this square is the best example of Barcelona's Gothic architecture. The Placa contains the Royal Palace, the Roman Wall of Barcelona and MUHBA's Museum of the history of Barcelona. Jolly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and beautiful place. As well as during the night and day. It is the old part of the city. Worth seeing it for sure

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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Walking around the wonderful Gothic Quarter ( Barri Gótic ) and you become aware of how many great plaza's there are and in Placa Del Rei you have one of the most historic. You will encounter 3 architectural styles here namely Gothic,Medieval and Roman but...More

1  Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If looking for an experience-rich excursion, the Historical Museum of Roman-through-Visigoth historic eras conmes highly recommended. Each distinct period is layered upon subsequent ones. At the end of the tour, which begins sub-terranean on the lowest 2nd century level and works its way up, it...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A history of all the various occupations of Barcelona in one place - when you find the plaza (part of the fun of the gothic quarter is looking for buildings that you KNOW are near one another but you can't find easily because of the...More

2  Thank kristy12047
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Located inside Gothic Quarter, this small square is surrounded by ancient buildings. There is a museum, which I didn't enter. Standing in the middle of the square seems to bring me back to medieval period. There is also a small cafe at one corner.

1  Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Really beautiful little square. We stumbled into some live performances as we walked though. Day or night, this is worth a walk through.

Thank pjgrad
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This square is nicely camouflaged by buildings, so we stumbled on it -- literally -- during an amble through the Gothic Quarter during Easter weekend. As an architecture buff, I was delighted to see the well-preserved Medieval structures, from the former royal palace at the...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Catalan medieval splendour shines out today in the Placa del Rei,one of the best enclaves of the Gothic Quarter.It is overlooked by the Palau Reial Major,with its Renaissance flight of steps and the Salo del Tinell,the Palau del Lloctinent and the sober royal chapel of...More

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