Rambla de Sant Josep / de les Flors (La), Barcelona
La Rambla, Barcelona 08002
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This part of Las Ramblas, which goes from Carrer Carme to Carrer Hospital, is also known as La Rambla de les Flors (the ... More
Rambla de Sant Josep / de les Flors (La)
This part of Las Ramblas, which goes from Carrer Carme to Carrer Hospital, is also known as La Rambla de les Flors (the Rambla of flowers) because of its profusion of floral kiosks. The tradition of these little stands harks back to the Middle Ages— where knights once fought each other (and were then regaled with flowers, of course). In the 19th Century, this section of the Ramblas was a meeting point where women talked and men read the newspaper. You'll also find the Boqueria Market here where restaurateurs go daily to get fresh produce, as well as Virreina Palace , which is an information and exhibition center.
The outdoor food market here is spectacular, a great place to people watch and take photos. The fruits and vegetables are all so colorful and fresh. We saw entire pigs at one stand, live seafood at another. Grab some ultra-fresh goodies (there's a great cheese stand inside) for a picnic.
Seeing a medieval church on such a luxurious boulevard is something quite rare and surprising, but there is an explanation
for this. The church, which dates from the end of the 14th Century, was originally located at the top ...
This branch of Glop (which means sip) is located in Rambla Catalunya, on the lower ground floor. The options on
the menu are varied and straightforward, with varied salads to accompany the grilled meats, traditional Catalan style toast, Catalan ...
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Center Ramblas Youth Hostel.We enjoy a privileged location right in the center of town: We are located just five ...
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