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Main Areas in Barcelona

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Gothic Quarter
The Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) is situated in the center of Barcelona and it is one of the most famous and oldest parts of the Catalan city. This site has a long history, starting back in...
La Rambla
La Rambla Boulevard, Barcelona’s most renowned street, cuts right through the heart of the city center from Plaça de Catalunya down to the Port Vell area and it makes the border between...
Montjuic
The Montjuic hill is one of the most important landmarks of Barcelona. The hill is over 200 meters high facing the southern part of the city and going all the way down to the beach...
Eixample
The Eixample is one of the most well-known districts of Barcelona. The meaning of the name is ‘expansion’ in Catalan and it comes from the fact that the area was constructed in the 19th century...
Port Vell
The old port of Barcelona or Port Vell has a long history, being built almost 2,000 years ago. In the past, this port was the most important port of Spain and it made Barcelona one of the...
Ciutat Vella
Ciutat Vella comprises those districts of Barcelona that were part of the city before its extension at the end of the 19th century. These quarters are the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), El Born...
El Born
El Born is situated in the old city of Barcelona, more exactly on the eastern part of the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). It is one of the oldest parts of the city, and it played an important role in...
El Raval
El Raval is one of the most crowded places in Barcelona. It is situated close to the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) and Port Vell. The neighborhood is separated from the Gothic Quarter by the famous...
Gràcia
Nowadays the Gracia area is a district of Barcelona but up until the end of the 19th century it was an independent village founded by Carmelites back in the 17th century...
Barrio Judio
The Barrio Judio (Jewish Quarter) is situated in the city centre, in the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Before the 15th century, when the Jews were driven away from Catalonia, this quarter was...
Corts
Corts or Les Corts is a district in Barcelona. It is not an important touristic site but it is a significant business and shopping area. The quarter is also famous for the Camp Nou which is the...
Olympic Port
Olympic Port area is the northern part of Port Vell in Barcelona. Until 1992, when the Olympic Games were organized in the Catalan city, this site did not have any significance in the life of the...
Sants
Sants is a district in Barcelona, located between Plaça d'Espanya, Parc de Joan Miro and Corts area where the famous Camp Nou stadium is situated. It is not among the main tourist attractions in...
Barceloneta
La Barceloneta is a triangular coastal area in eastern Barcelona. It is situated next to the old port of Barcelona, in the Ciutat Vella district. Actually, in many books and touristic websites the...