The Raval is the neighborhood to the right of the Ramblas, if you face the ocean. In the past, this area was beside the ... More
Barri del Raval
The Raval is the neighborhood to the right of the Ramblas, if you face the ocean. In the past, this area was beside the river, and constituted the city limits. Traditionally this was a relatively poor area with much of the city's immigrant population living here. There is plenty of cultural variety, the street-life gives it color and character. Once considered unsafe, the Raval is now undergoing sustained urban regeneration. The local government, in an attempt to clean up the neighborhood, has demolished many old buildings, widened streets and opened new squares for people to congregate in. The result is an area in which old and new are mixed.
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) ...
HOTEL LIMITED SERVICE YEAR BUILT 2005 ADDITIONAL PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A BRAND NEW BUILDING LOCATED ON A RECENTLY BUILT AVENUE LINKING
THE PLAZA DE COLON WITH THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF CATALONIA. PARALEL TO THE FAMOUS RAMBLAS OF BARCELONA ...
This old fisherman's quarter is by the beach, to the south of the zoo and on the other side of
the Estación de Francia train station. It was built in the mid 17th Century with straight, narrow streets, and ...
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