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Attractions and Tours near Plaça de Sant Jaume

General Information

Plaça de Sant Jaume is the ruling center of the Catalonia region and the center of the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) of Barcelona‘s Old Town. The Gothic Quarter has many interesting attractions and because of this a lot of guided tours are offered in this area. Of course, you can also take a walk and enjoy the quarter by yourself without a guided tour, but you might miss some interesting facts that the torus would reveal.

Tourists can choose from different tours which present general information about the city and the quarter. Furthermore, they can participate in a lot of special tours too, such as cultural tours, historical tours, architectural tours, bicycle tours and local food tours. The most famous food tours are the tapas tours and the chocolate tours. Many of these tours are free but you are expected to pay a tip after the tour (for additional information – Free Guided Tours in Gothic Quarter).

Beside these options, tourists can enjoy traveling by the tourist bus of Barcelona or visit some of the numerous restaurants and pubs of the quarter. In addition to these attractions, in the Gothic Quarter there are a lot of dance shows. For example, tourists who visit Placa de la Seu on Sunday at noon can enjoy an interesting Sardana dance show, where they can also join the dancers (for additional information – Gothic Quarter on Sundays and Sundays in Barcelona), and you can also find flamenco shows and many other different attractions in this area.

Recommended Attractions and Tours near Plaça de Sant Jaume

Tickets for Palau de la Música Catalana Guided Tour

The Palau de la Música Catalana is a luxurious Catalan Art Nouveau masterpiece. It unites the decorative arts of sculpture, mosaic, stained glass and ironwork to provide an uplifting setting for the concerts that are regularly held there. This guided tour takes you deep into this jewel of Barcelonan Modernism.

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Tickets for Barcelona Museum Pass

You can’t visit Barcelona and not heighten your appreciation of the beautiful. Grab this skip the line ticket and get speedy access to six of the best art museums in the Catalan capital for the price of three. The Museu Picasso of Barcelona, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), Fundació Joan Miró, The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), and the Fundació Antoni Tàpies. After purchase this ticket is valid for a total of 12 months.

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Barcelona Guided Walking Tour

Discover the exuberance and beauty of Barcelona on a 4.5-hour morning tour of this exquisite Catalan city. Perfect for first-time visitors, this tour is the ideal introduction to Barcelona’s famous sights, including a sightseeing tour from the coach of Passeig de Gracia street where you will see all of Gaudi‘s famous buildings, the Olympic Village (Vila Olimpica) and the beautiful Montjuic mountain. Enjoy a cable car ride, visit the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol) and finish this experience with a walking tour through Barcelona’s old city centre.

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Barcelona Gothic Quarter Morning Walking Tour

Spend a morning taking a guided walk through Barcelona’s fascinating Gothic Quarter. It’s a great way to find your way around Barcelona and become familiar with the famous Gothic Quarter and its lively bars, tapas restaurants and trendy boutiques.

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Tickets for The Gaudí Exhibition Center

The Gaudí Exhibition Center embraces a collection of unique pieces, objects, and documents by the brilliant universal architect. The exhibition represents one century of international investigation about Gaudí relating to his name, his accomplishments, and his revolutionary way of work.

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Tickets for Tarantos Flamenco Show

Get those castanets clacking and dust off your ruffled skirts, it’s flamenco time! Of course, you don’t have to do it yourself, you can also just sit back and watch. Los Tarantos is the oldest Flamenco tablao in the city, and it’s here, right off La Ramblas, where the new generation of Catalan flamenco inflame the spirit. They’ve been entertaining crowds here since 1963. Grab a ticket and experience the sensual beauty of flamenco!

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