This is the only courtyard left in the Eixample district that's still open to the public. When the famous architect ... More
This is the only courtyard left in the Eixample district that's still open to the public. When the famous architect Cerdà designed the neighborhood he wanted the courtyards to be play areas for children and common areas. All that's left of this courtyard is the Torre de les Aigües (Water Tower), which has been converted into a kind of artificial beach where people can swim. While you're here, wander the quaint alleyway (Passatge Permanyer) located opposite the tower.
This stopover on the way to Montjuïc Mountain used to be the gateway to the city, because the creu coberta
(covered cross) lay in this square. It was a Gothic cross that symbolized arrival in Barcelona. Criminals were once ...
Relax and take in Barcelona's coastline from a Golondrina, a wooden boat specially made to navigate in the narrow waters
of the Port of Barcelona. The boats depart from the harbor and head to the breakwater and Port Olympic ...
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 ...
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