Extending from the Liceu on the Ramblas to Plaça Sant Jaume, this is where Saint James' Church was constructed in ... More
Extending from the Liceu on the Ramblas to Plaça Sant Jaume, this is where Saint James' Church was constructed in the fourteenth century, on the site of an ancient synagogue. Today only the facade of this church remains, the rest of the building dates from the 16th and 17th Centuries. The rest of the buildings on the street are from later periods. It's only recently that it has been changed to a walking street, making it much more pleasurable to stroll along. There are a lot of shops and cafes here as well - check out the grocers' shops that still have wonderful display windows like in past.
Petritxol Street, located in the most genuine part of the town, the barrio gótico, is well known because of its
cozy and pleasant cafes. However, it is even more famous for the long established art galleries you can find ...
This museum's permanent collection displays the diversity of the animal kingdom, with sections dedicated to birds, mammals and cave dwelling
insects. The educational activities instruct children how to identify animals by their paw prints, birds by their different songs ...
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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