Barcelona's oldest residential district is a maze of narrow streets that house some fantastic examples of Gothic ... More
Barcelona Gothic Neighborhood
Barcelona's oldest residential district is a maze of narrow streets that house some fantastic examples of Gothic architecture. Lots of trendy young designers have opened up outlets here over the last few years, along with some classy—but not too flashy—restaurants, including tapas bars that fill up with the city's youth on most nights. Along with the Gothic buildings, you can see the most concentrated remains of the Roman period here, between Plaça de la Catedral and Plaça Sant Jaume . The old Roman walls still demarcate the boundary between this and its adjacent districts.
This quarter is located below Diagonal Avenue and above Sants. Long ago, it was an independent village like most of
the places, which have now become quarters in Barcelona. There are still some remains of the old village, for ...
Better known as the Ayuntamiento, Casa de la Ciutat is located directly opposite the Generalitat in Plaça Sant Jaume .
There are two ways to get in, via the neoclassical style entrance on Sant Jaume or the Gothic style ...
Built between 1482 and 1533, this group of buildings was originally used for trading in silk (hence its name, the
Silk Exchange) and it has always been a centre for commerce. It is a masterpiece of late Gothic architecture. ...
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