The history of Judaism in Barcelona goes all the way back to the 10th Century. The Jewish community lived together in the ... More
Barcelona Jewish Community
The history of Judaism in Barcelona goes all the way back to the 10th Century. The Jewish community lived together in the Jewish district known as the Call, which is now called the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. After the Call was attacked and consequently destroyed in 1391, Catalan Jewry disappeared. It wasn't until the middle of the 19th Century that the Jewish started to establish their communities again in Barcelona. Today, there are two communities in Barcelona, the Israeli Community and the Jewish Community. The latter has its center on the lower floors of a nondescript apartment block, in a small street close to Calle Balmes, in uptown Putxet. Here, apart from having a synagogue, they also organize other activities.
This is the first walkway you come to when strolling down the Ramblas. The kiosks sell newspapers from all over
the world. You'll find the Font de Canaletes (a small fountain) here, where Barça soccer fans (known as cules) ...
Hopping on one of these buses is a great way to see Barcelona quickly without getting exhausted. There are two
routes, South and North, and both focus on the most important sights. The North Route ends up at Tibidabo ...
For centuries, this 14th century house next door to Casa de l'Ardiaca was home for deans of the cathedral. One
of them, Jaume Estela, commissioned the attractive Renaissance façade in 1548; however, he died before work was completed and ...
*Terms & Conditions: Savings calculation is based on Flight + Hotel vacation package bookings for a 3 month period for 2 adults with a 2+ night length of stay compared to price of the same components if booked separately during same period. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, travel dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.