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Getting Around in Barcelona

Barcelona is separated into many different districts and neighborhoods; each offering a unique flavor of the city! The most popular Barcelona neighborhoods worth visiting are:

Ciutat Vella: Also known as the Gothic Quarter or heart of Barcelona, this is the oldest part of the city incorporating the popular area of Las Ramblas. Las Ramblas is usually filled with tourists, as it is the central boulevard that cuts through the heart of the city. Visit the museum, showcasing the first Roman foundations, and enjoy the superb seafront with its boardwalk and beach.

L’Eixample: Outside the original city walls, this area of the city is where many of the best modernist architecture is to be found. It is also home to many of the best bars and clubs in the city.

Gracia: Having once been a Catalan town on the outskirts of the city, the growth of Barcelona has seen the area become a suburb, with a significant student population and the beautiful architecture of Gaudi’s Park Guell.

Eixample: Some of Barcelona’s best shopping is found in this area, and it is home to Gaudí’s Casa Batlló, Casa Mila and Sagrada Familia. There are tons of bars and restaurants in this district as well.

Sants-Montjuic: A nice open area with several lovely parks, this area offers amazing views of the city when you get to the top of the mountain. It’s also close to many of the Olympic facilities and is home to the high-speed train station with links to the rest of the country.

Renting a VRBO apartment or flat is a great way to explore more local areas, and can be more affordable than hotels in some cases!

Travel Tip

Metro: Barcelona currently has eight metro lines that can get you pretty much everywhere in the city. However, it is a popular spot for pickpockets. If you’re traveling on a budget, it’s a great option—a single ticket will cost you 2,20€ but a T-10 Card, good for 10 rides only costs 10,20€.

Taxi: Barcelona’s licensed taxis are easily identified by their yellow and black exterior. They have to charge you the amount displayed on the meter. Taxis here are said to be the cheapest in Europe so if it’s more convenient, I’d recommend a taxi over the metro.

Walking + Biking: Barcelona is very walkable and accessible to bikes. Save your money and get some fresh air!

Where to Stay in Barcelona

Barcelona is Spain’s second-largest city, but the main tourist sights are central and lend themselves well to those who like to explore on foot! There are different neighborhoods to explore, each with its own vibe and hidden gems—the most popular being La Barceloneta, Grácia, and L’Eixample.

I’ve compiled my favorite hotels in Barcelona, and you can find more of the top places to stay in Barcelona below!

h20 Madison

h20 Madison is a stunning 4-Star hotel located very centrally, and only a 5-minute walk from Las Ramblas. The hotel features a beautiful rooftop terrace with a swimming pool and great views of the city. The service and breakfast here are top-notch!

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Gothic Quarter



Hotel The Serras

Hotel The Serras is near Las Ramblas but far enough to feel removed and able to enjoy the luxurious property. The rooms are very comfortable and spacious and the stunning rooftop bar + pool are a great way to relax after a day of exploring.

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Gothic Quarter



Hostel One Sants

If you’re traveling on a budget and looking for a social atmosphere, Hostel One Sants is an excellent option. They offer organized activities, bar crawls and FREE dinner nightly. And they’re only a 12-minute walk from Sants Station (easy access from the airport). An epic hostel option in Barcelona!

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Hotel Casa Camper

This highly-rated boutique hotel is in a prime central location—next to Las Ramblas and walking distance to Park Guell and La Sagrada Familia! It’s a must-stay if you’re looking for a unique, design hotel on your trip to Barcelona.

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The W Barcelona

The spectacular views of the Mediterranean from The W Hotel are best enjoyed with a cocktail by the pool. It is the only hotel with direct access to the beach, but you will pay big bucks to stay at this luxurious property!

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La Barceloneta



Hotel Curious

Hotel Curious is a small, budget hotel located about 2 minutes from Las Ramblas, and a 5-minute walk from the Mercado de La Boqueria. The staff are friendly, breakfast is included, and the rooms are clean and comfortable!

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Gothic Quarter



Jam Hostel Barcelona

This eco-friendly hostel is located in the popular and bohemian Gràcia neighborhood and is perfect for those on a budget who want a relaxing atmosphere. They offer private and dorm rooms, morning yoga, and are only a 15-minute walk from La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, and Paseo de Gràcia.

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Gràcia Neighborhood



Where to Eat in Barcelona

Spain is situated to have some of the freshest produce from land and sea, so it’s no surprise that Barcelona has a huge foodie culture. With its local Catalan cuisine and Michelin-starred hotspots, there are so many amazing Barcelona restaurants, cafes, and bars to check out.

When you’re in Barcelona, there are some authentic dishes you just have to try! I’m sure you’ve heard of paella (which is usually made to serve 4-6 people!) but there’s also pa amb tomaquet, patatas bravas, croquettes, Jamon Iberico, escalivada, and more. I’ve even rounded up the top tapas to try in Spain.

Here are the top places to eat in Barcelona—and if you have time, I highly recommend taking a cooking class to learn more about Spanish cuisine!



Local Cuisine

Stay away from Las Ramblas if you’re looking for an authentic paella, as those restaurants tend to focus more on tourists. These three restaurants are said to have the best paella in Barcelona, so start here: Rias de Galicia, Cheriff, and 7 Portes.

La Xampaneria / Can Paixano


Pull a seat up to the counter at this locally-loved bar! They offer delicious tapas and serve with the best Cava, or Catalan sparkling wine. The bar atmosphere offers a great experience with visitors mixing with the locals!

Rao Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Modern Catalan

The style of cuisine here is authentic Catalan and Spanish, with a modern twist. The ambience, locally-sourced ingredients, and plating are fabulous, and the service was amazing. If you’re looking for an over-the-top dining experience that rides the line between casual and fine dining, this is it.

La Boqueria


This popular market in Las Ramblas has the best fresh food that the region has to offer! With stalls offering produce, takeaway items, fresh seafood, wonderful varieties of olives, and superb cured meats, you’ll find all of the staples of Catalonian cuisine.

Bodega Biarritz

Tapas, Wine Bar

Amazing tapas, ambiance, wine, and service—Bodega Biarritz is definitely a must for dinner and drinks when you’re in Barcelona!

Lokal Bar


This place pretty much requires a reservation because it’s so loved, but if you can’t make one, still try to walk in! It is so so worth it. You’ll find some of the best, traditional tapas (try: octopus, oxtail, and patatas bravas) in the city and delicious sangria!

Espit Chupitos


With a menu listing over two hundred different shots, this is definitely the place to get the night started. They typically don’t open until about 10:30 pm.

What to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona has a unique culture and vibe unlike anywhere else in Spain. Aside from the remarkable Gaudí architecture, you’ll find fine art, museums, iconic nature parks, beautiful beaches, performing arts spaces, and so much more.

I’ve shared the top places to see in Barcelona below, but you can find my complete list of things to do in Barcelona here! Additionally, here are some tips and tricks for traveling Barcelona on a budget.

Explore Gaudí and Modernism

Barcelona’s architecture is almost synonymous with Gaudí’s name and the spectacular Sagrada Familia is his most famous legacy. Other Gaudí sites around the city include Parc Guell, Casa Mila, and Casa Batllo. They are all so unique and worth visiting!

Stroll Las Ramblas

The most famous street in the city is a pedestrianized, tree-lined boulevard that has many green areas, restaurants, and bars, with a range of market stalls and street traders too. It’s lively and typically full of tourists!

Hit the Beach

Voted the best city beach in the world, this stretch of golden sand faces on to the Mediterranean and is a great place to get a tan and to meet friends. It’s not a beach for those looking for a quiet spot as good weather draws in some major crowds!

Sunset at Turo dela Rovira Viewpoint

Offering some of the best views over the city, this site was once a military installation protecting the city, but now visitors and locals gather to enjoy the view and see the sun setting over the Mediterranean.

Tablao Cordobes Flamenco Show

Combining an excellent meal with a look at the traditional Flamenco dancing, this experience offers a great insight into Catalan culture and the passionate dancing which has been taking place here for over forty years.

Discover the Gothic Quarter

This lovely area has a range of attractions including the wonderful Picasso Museum and the Placa Reial. The area also has several churches and the amazing modernist architecture of the Palau de la Musica Catalana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Walking Tours

The best way to see the city is by foot! To make the most out of your time, I’d highly recommend joining a Take Walks tour. I’ve been on tours with Take Walks all around the world and am always so intrigued by what they have to offer—plus it’s a great way to see the city in a whole new light!

Art Museums

The Articket Pass gets you into Barcelona’s six greatest Art Museums for half the price! Plus, with the pass, you can skip the lines.

Day/Weekend Trip to Costa Brava

Within easy reach of the city, either by train or car is the region of Costa Brava. Highlights include the Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres and the superb white buildings and traditional atmosphere in Cadaques. Head out of the city for the beautiful beaches and fewer crowds!

Don’t miss my list of other amazing places to visit in Spain!

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Gimme Some Barcelona Travel Guide

Gimme Some Barcelona Travel Guide

Ever since we moved to Barcelona, we continue to receive many requests for travel recommendations around the city for those of you and your friends who are planning a visit. So today, I’m happy to finally present to you our official Gimme Some Oven Travel Guide!

Barclay and I have done our best to compile a list of our favorite places to eat, visit and stay in the city. And we’ve especially worked hard on the restaurant recs, because with so much amazing food in this city, I firmly believe you should never have a bad meal here! (Always such a tragedy on vacation.) We’ve also created a list of Barcelona-specific pro travel tips for how to navigate the city like a local. And we have created a Google Map so that you can download to have easy access to all of our recommendations while you’re out and about.

We’ll try to keep updating this guide as often as possible as we continue to discover more great places around the city. But please, if you have your own Barcelona travel recommendations, be sure to share any of your favorites in the comment section below too. And if you use this guide in any way, would you mind leaving a comment below just to let us know what you enjoyed? We’ve received hundreds of emails and DMs from readers over the years who have used and loved this guide, but very few people leave comments here and I’d love for you to be able to read one another’s feedback and share recommendations too.

For more travel guides and general travel tips, feel free to also check out the archives in our Travel section on the blog. And if you would like to follow along with our adventures behind the scenes living in Barcelona, you’re always welcome to check out my personal Instagram. Alright, without any further ado, here are our favorite Barcelona travel recommendations including:

  • Our Barcelona Travel Tips
  • Our Barcelona Travel Map
  • Where To Eat
  • What To Do
  • Where To Stay

  • Barcelona Culture 101
  • Getting Around Barcelona
  • Dealing With Money
  • Apps To Download While Traveling In Barcelona
  • Things To Know About Eating Out In Barcelona:
    • The 5 Meals Of The Day in Barcelona
    • Tipping
    • Mediodía Menus
    • How To Order Coffee
    • How To Order Tapas
  • 5 Ways To Be A Nice Person In Barcelona
  • 5 Ways To Save Money In Barcelona
  • Important: A Note About Pickpocketing

We would really encourage you to download our (free!) Gimme Some Barcelona Google Map, which includes all of the recommended places listed in this guide. It’s a great way to navigate around the city and can also give you the option to make an impromptu stop somewhere nearby if a place on the list catches your eye. Be sure to also click through to read the notes for each restaurant pin, where we have included our recommendations for what to order.

Our favorite paella in Barcelona — the “bomba” paella at Barraca.

Naturally, my favorite subject. ♡  And also the #1 question we’ve received from friends, family and all of you readers coming to Barcelona — where to eat!

There are literally thousands upon thousands of places to eat here in Barcelona, with new great spots popping up literally every week. And as someone who tends to plan my vacations — and, let’s be real, everyday life — around food, it’s critically important to me that each of your meals here be home runs. So here is our current list of places we love and recommend. There should hopefully be something for everyone here!


  • Bohl (Eixample)
  • Brunch & Cake (Multiple locations)
  • Clubhaus (El Born)
  • Faire (Eixample)
  • Funky Bakers Eatery (Eixample)
  • Gringa All Day (Eixample)
  • Picnic (El Born)
  • Roast Club (Eixample)


  • Baluard (Croissants, bread, and more / Multiple locations)
  • Brunells (Croissants and pastries) / El Born
  • Chök (Cronuts, donuts, chocolate / Gothic)
  • Demasié (Cinnamon rolls, cupcakes, desserts / El Born)
  • Eric & Benjamin (French breads and pastries / Eixample)
  • Hofmann Pastelería (Croissants and pastries / El Born)
  • Origo (Breads and pastries / Gràcia)
  • Turris (Breads, pastries and more / Multiple locations)


  • Bar Del Pla (El Born)
  • Bar Betlem (Eixample)
  • Bar Mendizábal (El Raval)
  • Bar Mut (Gràcia)
  • Bormuth (El Born)
  • Centric (El Raval)
  • Cerveseria Catalana (Eixample)
  • Ciudad Condal (Eixample)
  • El Nacional (Eixample)
  • El Quim de la Boqueria (Raval)
  • El Xampanyet (El Born)
  • La Cova Fumada (Barceloneta)
  • La Paradeta (El Born)
  • La Pepita (Eixample)
  • La Rovira (Gràcia)
  • Quimet y Quimet (Poble Sec)
  • Tantarantana (El Born)
  • Teòric (Eixample)
  • 1881 by Sagardi (Barceloneta)

Paella & Fideuà

  • Barraca (*favorite paella* / Barceloneta)
  • Camping Mar (Barceloneta)
  • Martínez (Montjuïc)
  • Peix Vela (Barceloneta)

Vegetarian & Healthy Food

  • Bohl (Eixample)
  • Bon (Eixample)
  • Flax & Kale (Multiple locations)
  • Frizzant (Eixample)
  • Honest Greens (Multiple locations)
  • Hummus Barcelona (Eixample)
  • Les Filles Café (Eixample)
  • Maoz Vegetarian (Gothic)

Pizza & Italian Food

  • Bella Italia (Eixample)
  • L’antica Pizzeria Da Michele (Eixample)
  • Las Sorrentinas (El Born)
  • Maccaroni (El Born)
  • NAP (Multiple locations)
  • Parking Pizza (Eixample)

Mexican Food

  • Costa Pacífico (El Born)
  • La Güerita Mexicana (Multiple locations)
  • Quiote Mezcaleria (Eixample)
  • Pikio Taco (Gràcia)
  • San Pedrito (El Born)

Middle Eastern Food

  • Bistrot Levante (Gothic)
  • Hummus Barcelona (Eixample)
  • La Balabusta (Eixample)
  • Mazah (Eixample)
  • Maoz Vegetarian (Gothic)
  • Mustà Shawarma (Gràcia)
  • Parking Pita (Eixample)

Southeast Asian Food

  • Bun Bo (Vietnamese / Gothic)
  • Burne (Korean / Eixample)
  • Grasshopper (Ramen / El Born)
  • Liuyishou Hotpot (Hotpot / Eixample)
  • Mosquito (Asian Fusion Tapas / El Born)
  • Nakashita (Sushi / El Born)

Desserts / Sweets

  • Chök (Cronuts, donuts, chocolate / Gothic)
  • DelaCrem (Gelato / Multiple locations)
  • Demasié (Cinnamon rolls, cupcakes, desserts / El Born)
  • Gocce Di Latte (Gelato / El Born)
  • La Cava Cakery (Cava and cupcakes / Eixample)
  • La Colmena (Traditional sweets, chocolates / Gothic)
  • La Pallaresa (Churros / Gothic)
  • Rocambolesc (Soft serve ice cream / Las Ramblas)


  • Cafés El Magnífico (El Born)
  • Eat Nudes (El Born)
  • El Noa Noa (Gràcia)
  • Hidden Cafe (Multiple locations)
  • Nømad (Multiple locations)
  • Syra (Multiple locations)
  • Xiloteca (El Born)


  • Bar Marsella (Hemingway’s absinthe bar / El Raval)
  • Bar Salvatge (Natural wine / Gràcia)
  • BierCaB (Craft beers / Eixample)
  • Boca Chica (Cocktails / Eixample)
  • Casa Almirall (Vermouth / El Raval)
  • Dr. Stravinsky (Cocktails / El Born)
  • Garage Bar (Craft beer, natural wines, etc / Sant Antoni)
  • Garage Beer Co (Craft beer / Eixample)
  • Hotel Praktik Vinoteca (Wine tasting / Eixample)
  • La Vinya Del Senyor (Cava / El Born)
  • Old Fashioned (Cocktails & wine / Gràcia)
  • Paradiso (Cocktails / El Born)

In a city that offers so many great things to do, choosing places to visit isn’t always an easy decision! But whether you like to see a place through its sights, sounds or flavors, we’ve put together a list of our favorite ways to experience Barcelona. Two things that we would say that you can’t miss here — visiting La Sagrada Familia (trust us, it’s not like any cathedral you’ve ever seen) and taking a food tour (always our favorite way to get to know a new city).

Museums / Cathedrals / Top Sights

  • Barcelona City History Museum
  • Chocolate Museum
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Palau Güell
  • Picasso Museum
  • Miró Foundation
  • National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC)
  • Santa Maria del Mar

Our Favorite Parks

  • Ciutadella Park
  • Montjuïc
  • Park Güell
  • Labyrinth Park

Live Music Venues

  • Casa Astor
  • Palau de la Música Catalana
  • 23 Robadors

More Fun Stuff To Do

  • Aire Barcelona Ancient Baths
  • Beach Time In Barceloneta
  • Food Festivals
  • Pack a Picnic!

Day Trips

  • Montserrat Monastery

Recommended Guides / Tours

  • Adler & Marlow (custom-designed experiences and tours – $$$)
  • Devour Tours (group food and culture tours – $$)
  • AirBnB Experiences (we made paella with Sara – $$)

A Few Of Ali’s Favorite Local Places To Shop

  • Be (fun gift shop, multiple locations)
  • Biscuit (favorite boutique)
  • Charly Therapy (cute sunglasses)
  • La Nostra Ciutat (art, apparel, gifts, all made in Barcelona)
  • Natura (apparel, home goods, gifts)
  • Oysho (yoga apparel, leisureware and more)
  • Boutique-ing around El Born or Gràcia in general. There are so many great local shops in these neighborhoods!

We still have yet to do much research on where to stay in Barcelona, but we promise to report back with some updates on great places to stay soon! A few great places we have stayed and loved so far include:

  • Alma Hotel ($$$)
  • Casa Bonay ($$)
  • Seventy Barcelona ($$)
  • Praktik Bakery ($$)
  • Yurbban Passage Hotel & Spa ($$)
  • Casa Gracia ($)
  • AirBnB

Also, for more boutique/luxury hotels, we recommend looking here. For discount hotels, check out this list. For hostels, we recommend looking here.

Questions? Requests? Recommendations to share? We’d love to hear from you in the comments below. ♡

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Park Güell

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Mikhail Schwartz


Coming to Barcelona? Have you decided that you should definitely visit Park Güell? Well, no, I’ll try to dissuade you.

Sitting on the famous bench in the park

This greatest creation of Antonio Gaudi, no doubt, made Barcelona famous, and provided the most brilliant architect with a pass to eternity. Like other creations of the great maestro, Park Güell is taken under the protection of UNESCO as a pearl of world heritage.

For many generations of artists, this place has become a kind of art Mecca, which every self-respecting talented person must visit at least once in their life. People come here for inspiration. And also – for surprise, delight and other vivid emotions.

Who opened Parc Güell?

We are in Parc Güell

Parc Güell was created in 1901-1913. as conceived by the well-known politician and philanthropist Eusebi Güell , who bought a hill with several hectares of land for the construction of luxury housing in the then fashionable “Garden City” style, which came from England. Construction of a landscaped area around Mansions Güell commissioned his protégé Gaudí . Güell’s venture subsequently failed because wealthy Spaniards did not want to leave to live too far from the city center. But the history of the failed extravagant project is forever inscribed in the history of Barcelona, ​​​​thanks to the fantastic work of Gaudi, who brought his part of the work to the end.

Gaudí’s unique cladding technique

Shop in Park Güell

Detailed description and analysis of the architectural complex Gaudí is the subject of more than one dissertation. One can endlessly talk about the quirkiness and fantasticness of Gaudí’s style , , which was a revelation for other representatives of modernity, his contemporaries.

The unique technique of covering the sculptures with fragments of colored glass and bottles, original design solutions and a unique play of color is only half the battle. The atmosphere of the park allows you to experience a distinct feeling of being in a fairy tale. Indeed, only in naive children’s fantasies can buildings reach for the sky at uneven angles, fantastic arches lean towards the ground contrary to physical laws, and a fabulous sea serpent, wriggling in rings along the perimeter of the garden, can simultaneously be a giant bench for a couple of hundred people. Park Güell is really the case when words can’t help the cause. He needs to be seen.

What to see in the park?

Map of park attractions

Map of park attractions

Gatekeeper’s house and service pavilion

Everyone wants to take a picture with a mosaic salamander

Hall of a hundred columns

Main staircase with a crowd of people

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Bird nests

How to get to Parc Güell?

Escalator to the park

It’s very simple. Take the L3 metro to the Vallcarca station, and then follow the crowd of tourists up the escalator. You can’t go wrong 😉


It’s worth going here just for show, to mark that you were here. Entrance costs €7! There are a lot of people!!! It is difficult to walk quietly and even more difficult to take photos without people. The place is clearly overrated. What do you think?

Skip-the-line tickets can be purchased here.

Save with the Barcelona City Pass

I recommend buying the Barcelona Digital Pass. Ticket includes:

  • Skip-the-line ticket to the Sagrada Familia
  • Ticket to Parc Güell
  • Free transfer from the airport to the hotel and back
  • Travel by double-decker tour bus
  • 20% discount for visiting Casa Batllo, Casa Mila, Camp-Nou-Experience stadium. As well as a transport card (including travel by metro and buses) and much more!
  • The card does not have a time limit of 24 or 48 hours. You have a unique opportunity to enjoy Barcelona at your own pace!

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Park Güell
Carrer d’Olot, Barcelona

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La Rambla is the soul of the city. It consists of five boulevards, each of which has its own name and character.

Rambla de Santa Mònica

La Rambla is considered the soul of the city. This street is a kind of chain, consisting of five boulevards. Each has its own character and has a name corresponding to it.

Rambla Canaletes

19th century drinking fountain

The Rambla originates from Plaça de Catalunya (Spanish: Plaza de Cataluña; Cat. Plaça de Catalunya). The street consists of 5 separate boulevards. The first part is Rambla Canaletes (Spanish: Rambla de Canaletas; cat. Rambla de Canaletes), named after the Canaletes spring, enclosed in a cast-iron drinking fountain. Everyone who drinks water from it will definitely return to Barcelona again. Here is such a Barcelona omen!

Rambla of the Teachings

Church of Our Lady of Bethlehem (photo: Jordiferrer)

The next part of the street is the Rambla of the Teachings (Spanish: Rambla de los Estudios; Cat. Rambla dels Estudis). Previously, there was a university here, but King Philip V closed it and transferred it to the city of Cervera. Today there is a bird market, the Poliorama theater, the Church of Our Lady of Bethlehem, the left side of the street is occupied by the Palace of the Marquis Mozha, built in the 17th century.

St. Joseph Rambla

Rambla de les Flors (photo: Gary Stevenson)

The part of the boulevard from Carrer del Carme to Carrer de l’Hospital is called the Rambla de Sant Josep or the Rambla of Flowers (Spanish: Rambla de las Flores; Cat. Rambla de les Flors). Large plane trees grow here, and flower stalls are comfortably located along. The Palace of the Vice-Queen (Spanish: Palacio de la Virreina; cat. Palau de la Virreina) built in the 18th century, which houses the exhibition center of the city, adorns the street.

Boqueria Market

But the main attraction of the boulevard is the Boqueria Market with dozens of shops selling fish, vegetables and meat. Here you can drink and eat in one of the many bars. Boquería Market, also known as Sant Josep, is the city market of Barcelona. Its building covers an area of ​​2583 m². It is made of glass and steel and decorated with mosaics. The market boasts the largest range of products in the city.

Pavement mosaic (photo: Miguel Allué Aguilar)

The Boulevard of Flowers ends with Pla del Os (Pla de l’Os), the center of which was paved with multi-colored mosaics in 1970 according to the plan of Joan Miró.

Rambla of the Capuchins

Gran Teatre del Liceu (photo: Olivia Heredia)

The Rambla is continued by the Boulevard des Capuchins (Spanish: Rambla de los Capuchinos; Cat. Rambla dels Caputxins). It is adorned with the opera house Gran Teatre del Liceu, which has a magnificent and extensive theater hall of world significance, despite its modest facade.

Plaza Real (Plaça Reial)

A little to the left of Boulevard des Capucines is Plaza Real (Plaça Reial) where you can see the first work of Gaudí in Barcelona – street lamps.

Monument to the playwright and poet Frederic Soler

The Rambla of the Capuchins ends on the right side of Barcelona’s first Teatro Principal Theater (Spanish: Teatro Principal; cat. Teatre Principal), and on the left – a monument to the playwright and poet Frederic Soler.

Rambla de Santa Mònica

Rambla de Santa Mònica (photo: Marc)

Rambla de Santa Monica (Spanish: Rambla de Santa Mónica; cat. Rambla de Santa Mònica) completes the chain of boulevards. This part of the Rambla is named after the Monastery of Saint Monica (Convent de Santa Mònica), which has now been converted into the Cultural Center for the Arts of Saint Monica (Centre d’Art Santa Monica) with an art gallery.