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Europe’s biggest food market began as an open-air market nearly 200 years ago. The founders decided to set up along the heavily travelled La Rambla to attract more passers-by. As the space gained popularity, more and more shops popped up along the streets, making the area the massive shopping and tourist attraction it is today.

On any given day in La Boqueria, you can spot hundreds of tourists searching for a bite of Barcelona’s gastro magic and usually ending up with a pre-sliced quarter of overpriced pineapple. Even though some of the food is double the price you’ll pay in another of the city’s markets and the space is jam-packed, La Boqueria is still an essential stop for every visitor. You can’t miss taking in the rainbow of fresh produce ready to be transformed into a delicious meal like the orderly stacks of ridged Montserrat tomatoes, the wet sacks of snails and the oozing razor clams on the fish stalls.

But if you’re not particularly fond of cooking a fish that still has its eyes fully attached, try some of the pre-made options around the market. Inexpensive calzones heated upon order, organic falafel smothered in sauce, cones of the famous ‘jamón’ and more tapas bars than would ever be necessary pepper the rows, giving you plenty of options.

However, when you choose to make your obligatory stop at La Boqueria, here are a few tips to keep in mind:

First, this is a huge tourist attraction. The loud noises and hundreds of distracted visitors and shoppers crammed into one place make this prime pickings for pickpocketers. As you wander the aisles and feast on the sights and sounds, keep an eye and maybe a hand on your bags. Don’t be so concerned about your bag that you forget to enjoy the market; just be cautious.

Second, remember that locals who live near the market come here to shop, not browse. Respect them. Don’t touch what you don’t want to buy, ask before taking photos, and watch out for humour-challenged old ladies with ankle-destroying wheeled shopping bags.

Third, the market is huge. The first thing you see isn’t necessarily the best quality or price. Look around, compare prices and buy later. If you’re lacking in patience, you’ll end up paying €2 for a plastic cup of juice that you’ll find for half the price mere minutes later. Avoid buyer’s remorse by not forking out for eye-catching treats as soon as you step inside.

Finally, visit in the early morning hours. You’ll see the best produce, including the smallholders’ fruit and vegetable stalls in the little square attached to the C/Carme side of the market, where prices tend to be lower. It will also be less crowded, which lets you spend less time stressing about your belongings and more time enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of the market.

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Top 35 – Barcelona Attractions

Barcelona is a real European “pearl” with a rich historical heritage and excellent prospects. The capital of Catalonia was founded in the III century BC. Carthaginian commander – the father of the famous Hannibal. Since then, the city passed from the Romans to the Visigoths and Moors, and then to the descendants of the Frankish kings. At the same time, it constantly developed and subsequently became the capital of the powerful Catalan-Aragonese kingdom.

Barcelona attracts millions of tourists every year. This is a city with magnificent Gothic quarters, the most beautiful Catholic churches, the immortal creations of Gaudi and the unique atmosphere of the Mediterranean embankments. The bright national festivals “La Merce”, “Parade of the Magician Kings”, “Gracia” reveal the local culture in all its glory and allow you to plunge deeper into the traditions.

What to see and where to go in Barcelona?

The most interesting and beautiful places for walking. Photos and a short description.

Sagrada Familia

Unusual Catholic church in the Art Nouveau style, which is built according to the unique design of the famous Antoni Gaudí. The building is still being built solely on donations from all comers. Considered one of the world’s most visited attractions, La Sagrada Falimía has been queuing for hours in Barcelona to climb the bell tower or explore the quaint interiors.

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Las Ramblas

The most famous promenade in Barcelona, ​​the symbol of the city. Separates the old Gothic Quarter from the Raval district. For tourists, the Rambla is a landmark place. Here they relax in street cafes, watch impromptu performances by street artists, buy souvenirs. Even before the start of a large tourist influx, the boulevard was loved by local residents, but now they are very rarely seen in the many-sided mass of walking guests of the city.

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Gothic Quarter

Medieval quarter, the heart of the city, where many interesting sights are located. Ancient stone houses of the XIV-XV centuries. divided by narrow streets, on the first floors of the buildings there are traditional tapas bars. There are also modern shops, trendy restaurants and clubs. Hectic life is in full swing until dawn, keeping the locals awake. Only in the morning the Gothic Quarter is quiet.

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Park Güell

City park created by Antoni Gaudí. Initially, it was conceived as a place for building mansions of wealthy citizens, but the project failed and the owner of the land, the industrialist E. Guell, sold the park to the authorities. The territory is decorated with figures and sculptural groups created by the famous architect, as well as several houses of his work. The park contains a public school and several administrative buildings.

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Ciutadella Park

Also called Ciutadella Park. Before the destruction, this Citadel was one of the largest fortresses in Europe. Museums, a zoo, an artificial lake, the Parliament of Catalonia – it will take a whole day to explore the park. Antonio Gaudí himself worked on one of the sculptures, which is the decoration of the park’s fountain. Notable are the buildings built specifically for the World Exhibition of Buildings – the Winter Garden, the Palm Greenhouse and the Castle of the Three Dragons.

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Orta labyrinth

Historical park on the mountainside. The landscape is represented by neoclassical and romantic style gardens. To preserve the park, a restriction on its visit has been established – no more than 750 people can be in it. The park houses the former palace of the Desvalls family with a medieval tower. The labyrinth, which gave the name to the park, consists of cypress trees. The hedge is 750 meters long and 2.5 meters high.

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Casa Mila

One of the most interesting sights in Barcelona, ​​created by Antonio Gaudí. The house was built by order of the Mila spouses, who planned to rent out some of the rooms. Gaudi used the concept of a “moving mountain” during construction, so the lines of the building seem alive and “flowing”. The house is considered one of the spiritual symbols of the city. Nowadays, people live in one part of it, and the upper floors are given over to the museum.

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Casa Batlló

Rebuilt in the 1900s. A. Gaudí is the tenement house of Josep Batllo y Casanovas, which after reconstruction became an architectural masterpiece, an ideal model of thought of a brilliant architect. Researchers of Gaudi’s work believe that the work on the building marked the beginning of a new independent stage in the work of the architect. The ideas tested at the Casa Batlló, he used for his further creations.

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House of Vicens

One of the first major works of Antonio Gaudí. The residential building is protected as one of the UNESCO heritage sites. Built from raw stone. Decorated with colored ceramic tiles with floral ornaments. An interesting fact is that the customer himself, the manufacturer Manuel Vicens, was the manufacturer of the tiles. Turrets, balconies, and facades were used as decorative elements. This gives the house dimension.

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Agbar Tower

Modern building with 34 floors, built using advanced engineering technologies. Outside, the tower shimmers with different colors, inside the structure independently opens and closes the blinds and regulates the power consumption. The optimum temperature is also independently maintained. The name “Cucumber” was assigned to the tower because of the rounded conical shape of the roof.

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Palau Güell

Residential building in the Venetian style. One of the early works of Antonio Gaudi, the famous architect. The complex project of this structure is located between two other houses on a small area measuring 18 by 22 meters. The palace is crowned with a dome of an unusual shape. The interior decoration contains many elements of different architectural styles. And Gaudi himself was the designer of all the furniture in the palace. The palace is open to visitors daily.

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Plaza de España

One of the city’s central squares, located at the foot of Montjuic. Appeared thanks to the World Exhibition of 1929. In the center of the square there is a huge musical fountain by the Catalan sculptor M. Blay. Periodically, bright light and music performances take place here. The architectural ensemble of the square is intended to symbolize the unity, greatness and power of the entire Spanish nation.

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Plaza de Catalunya

A favorite square for both Barcelona residents and guests of the city, from where the main city routes start. Here begins the Rambla, Paseo de Gracia, and here the borders of the old and new areas of Barcelona converge. Tourist buses and transport to the airport and suburbs stop at Plaza Catalunya. The place is popular and always full of people, even at night.

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Royal Square

Located in the Gothic Quarter. It is often confused with King’s Square in the same quarter. Royal Square often becomes a crowded place. It hosts festivities, festivals, entertainment events. The square was built in a romantic style in the 19th century on the site of a burned-out Capuchin monastery. She captivates travelers with her beauty and grace. A special decoration of the square is the Three Graces fountain.

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Spanish Village

Open-air exhibition with more than 100 structures. The museum presents different parts of Spain: copies of traditional houses of Andalusia, Galicia, La Mancha, Aragon, Asturias and other regions of the country. In the village you can walk along the streets, eat in a traditional restaurant and buy souvenirs. The complex was created for the World Exhibition of 1929, and then preserved as a museum at the request of the townspeople.

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Palace of Catalan Music

Art Nouveau concert hall located in the center of Barcelona near the Gothic Quarter. The building is richly decorated with mosaics and figured frescoes, the auditorium is crowned with a roof with colored stained-glass windows, wide windows are also made of multi-colored glass. Famous folklore performers, classical orchestras and contemporary musicians with original programs perform at the Palace of Music.

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Sant Pau Hospital

The hospital complex of 27 buildings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hospital was founded in 1401. And only in 1901 the construction of a modern building began, which lasted 29 years. The architect Lewis Domènech y Montaner built the departments of the hospital in the Art Nouveau style and connected them with underground passages. In appearance, the building looks more like a palace than a hospital. Its walls are decorated with intricate decorations.

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Picasso Museum

Collection of paintings by the famous artist, located in the Berenguera d’Aguilar Palace in the La Ribera quarter. The museum mainly presents works of the early period of Picasso’s work, there are several later works. In addition to the paintings themselves, there are expositions of ceramics, engravings, and photographs. Lectures are periodically held on the territory of the museum, which talk about the life and work of Picasso.

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National Art Museum of Catalonia

The building of the gallery is located on Montjuic and is part of the National Palace complex. The museum has been operating since the 1990s. XX century, the exposition is collected from two funds – the Museum of Art of Catalonia and the Museum of Modern Art. It contains several paintings by El Greco and Velazquez, as well as engravings, photographs, woodwork, coin collections, old banknotes, and medals. Picturesque fountains beat at the entrance to the National Palace.

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Museum of the History of Barcelona

Located on the Royal Square in the Gothic Quarter. Combines several historical objects. Of greatest interest is the underground complex of ancient structures. You need to go down to the ground on the elevator for 12 meters. The museum complex also includes the Pedralbes Monastery, the Leisure Center in Park Güell, Park Güell, the Verdage House Museum, the Temple of Augustus and the Ensemble in Plaza del Rey.

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Joan Miro Foundation

Museum of Modern Art. The founder is Joan Miro, an avant-garde and surrealist of the 20th century. The museum is a platform for exhibitions of young contemporary avant-garde artists. For the construction of the building, the architect chose a site in the park on the mountain. He created a unique Mediterranean-style building with arches between the exhibition halls and glass roofs. And from the roof of the museum offers a great and picturesque view.

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CosmoCaixa Museum

Science Museum, one of the most famous in Europe. The cost of building the museum building in the Art Nouveau style at the beginning of the 20th century amounted to about 100 million euros. Its area is more than 40,000 m². The museum is interactive, not only scientific, but also educational. Expositions of different scientific categories are presented in an entertaining way, which is interesting for both children and adults. Visitors can experiment – call a tornado or make a sandstorm.

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Barcelona Erotic Museum

Despite its unusual theme, it is one of the most visited museums in Barcelona. The museum’s fund contains more than 800 exhibits, some of which have considerable archaeological value. Historical exhibits allow you to trace how erotic motifs have changed in the cultures of different peoples. Among them are frank sculptural compositions and erotic works by Picasso. And at the entrance to the museum you can take a glass of champagne.

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Arc de Triomphe

Symbolic entrance to the Ciutadella Park, 30 meters high. Built of red brick with stone and ceramic tile decorations. The architect was Josep Vilaseka. Sculptors Josep Reines, Josep Limona and Antoni Vilanova worked on the arch. The composition style is neo-Moorish. 50 emblems of Barcelona itself and other Spanish provinces were used as decorations for the arch. Bats are carved from stone on the columns.

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Barcelona Cathedral

The main Catholic church of the city, located in the Gothic Quarter. The cathedral was erected on the site of a Roman basilica of the 6th century, where the relics of the holy martyr Eulalia, the patroness of Barcelona, ​​were kept. After the Moors destroyed the basilica, a cathedral was rebuilt in the early Romanesque style in the 11th century, and a Gothic building appeared in the 13th century. In subsequent centuries, the temple was completed, the main facade appeared already in the 19th century.

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Pedralbes Monastery

Located in a wealthy and prestigious area of ​​Barcelona. The monastery itself is distinguished by luxurious interior decoration and pomp of interiors. It was erected by the will of Queen Elisenda de Moncada during the heyday of the Catalan Gothic architectural style and became an excellent example of this school. Some cells do not look like monastic ones at all – they are decorated with magnificent frescoes and ornaments.

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Montserrat Monastery

Millennial Benedictine monastery dedicated to Our Lady of Catalonia. It is located in a picturesque place in the middle of the rocks, the walls of the buildings seem to be “glued” to the rock. There is a museum on the territory of the monastery where you can admire the works of Caravaggio, Picasso, El Greco, Dali. Montserrat appeared in the 11th century thanks to the efforts of the venerable abbot-architect Olibe of Ripoll.

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Church of Santa Maria del Mar

An ancient church in the La Ribera quarter, a classic example of the Catalan Gothic style. The church was built in the 14th century with donations from seafarers and merchants who needed their own patron. At this time in Barcelona, ​​​​the heyday of navigation, maritime trade and discovery was just observed. The outer doors are decorated with reliefs depicting scenes of ship life. The church often hosts classical music concerts.

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Mount Tibidabo and the Temple of the Sacred Heart

Tibidabo rises 500 meters above Barcelona. The name of this mountain is associated with a legend from the Gospel, according to which Satan tempted Jesus in this place with unearthly beauty and power. On the mountain there is an unusual temple of the “air gothic” style with a statue of Christ at the very top. This is the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, it has a magnificent interior and elegant architecture. You can get to the mountain by funicular, bus or tram.

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Monument to Christopher Columbus

Monument to the discoverer of America, installed at the end of the Rambla. The structure rises 60 meters above the historic port, where Columbus arrived at the end of his epochal campaign. The monument was erected in 1888. The base of the column is decorated with bas-reliefs telling about the voyage of the pioneer, at the top there is a small observation deck from where you can admire the sea and city blocks.

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Montjuïc Fortress

The structure crowns the mountain of the same name within the boundaries of Barcelona. Until the 16th century, there was a watchtower here, in the middle of the century (during the Catalan uprising against the Habsburgs) a fortress wall and defensive structures appeared. In the 18th century, the British took the fort, but very soon the Spaniards retook Montjuic back. Today, there is a military museum on the territory of the fortress.

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Montjuic Magic Fountain

Musical fountain in the square in front of the National Palace, which is located on Montjuic mountain. The fountain was built in 1929 for the World Exhibition, repaired and renovated in 1992 in preparation for the Olympics. The lighting system of the structure (about 5,000 light sources in 3,600 streams of water) creates interesting visual illusions during operation, which is why the fountain was called “magic”.

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Barcelona Aquarium

One of the largest aquariums in Europe, housing 11,000 representatives of the aquatic world. It is an important center for the study and conservation of the natural diversity of the Mediterranean Sea. The aquarium features 14 ecosystems: caves, grottoes, coral reefs, rocky coastline, sandy coastline, algae colonies. Several ecosystems represent the tropical natural belt.

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Camp Nou

The stadium where the famous, revered and almost iconic football club Barcelona trains. Football fans and supporters consider this place a real symbol of the city and, first of all, they strive to get here. The stadium can accommodate almost 100,000 spectators and is the largest in Europe. Barcelona has been awarded 5 stars by FIFA for functionality, comfort and capacity.

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Boquería Market

Trade stalls dating back to the 13th century. The colorful Boqueria is a great place to eat and stock up on Catalan delicacies. It has everything: fresh seafood, excellent aged jamon, a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, wines, Catalan sweets, the best cheeses. On Boqueria, tourists will be able to fully appreciate the generosity of the fertile lands of the Mediterranean and its underwater depths.

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3 best beaches in Barcelona

Rating of popular beaches, photos and a short description.

Beach Nova Mar Bella

Municipal beach. Reconstructed and ennobled in the process of preparing the city for the Summer Olympic Games. Clean and beautiful sea, fine sand attract vacationers, but the view is somewhat spoiled by new buildings on the coast. The length of the beach is a little more than 400 meters, the width is about 40 meters. A feature of the beach is its section, which was chosen by nudists. The beach is equipped with a medical aid station, lifeguards are on duty.

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Bogatell Beach

Awarded the Blue Flag for landscaping and cleanliness. The beach is 640 meters long and 39 meters wide. This is a municipal beach, the entrance to it is free. The beach is non-tourist, there are few people on it. For lovers of outdoor activities there is a beach soccer field, a ping-pong table, a volleyball net. You can rent a surfboard and a kayak, sun loungers and beach umbrellas.

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Barceloneta Beach

The oldest and most famous city beach, located on a wide sandy spit. The territory of Barceloneta stretched to the Olympic port. There are many clubs, restaurants, bars, volleyball courts and other active activities on the beach. The place is popular with young people, as during the high season, vigorous activity does not subside for an hour, discos and dances are organized even during the day.

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12 places of interest in Barcelona. Spain in Russian

Barcelona’s 12 Wonderful Secret Places

Barcelona has many world-famous attractions. The central squares of the city, the creations of Gaudi and much more are photographed daily by thousands of tourists. But the real Barcelona is also hidden in quiet streets and small squares, which were once the center of towns absorbed by the metropolis, and now have become a cultural “trophy” for sophisticated tourists.

Allada Vermell – Cinematic Street

Venetian-style street, not long, but in the form of a square, arose from two streets built up in the 15th century. This serene pedestrian zone is especially expressive on the odd side. When you are on Allada Vermell Street, you can’t believe that the 21st century is in the yard, time has stopped here.

Especially good is one house without a number, in which an elderly couple lives: insects buzz over its green entrance, the sun floods the courtyard, which seems like a village front garden. There are many bars along this street, and art fairs take place on Allada Vermell on weekends. By the way, the heroines of Pedro Almodovar’s film “All About My Mother” are walking along Allada Vermell Street. There they sit on a bench surrounded by children of different races and nationalities.

Can Basté – picturesque corner next to the community center

Center Cívic Can Basté is a well-known community center in Barcelona, ​​but we are not interested in it, but in its surroundings. Local legend says that the Church of Santa Eulalia was built on this site as early as 1031, but in fact the building we see today was built in the 18th century, but looks older due to its architectural style.

Next to the church is an old house that looks like a farmhouse. Three quarters of a century ago, clay pots were sold here, now they sell yarn and underwear. A cypress tree grows at its entrance, like another hello from the past. If the epochs were decided to be connected by a bridge, it would definitely lie across Can Basté.

Carrer d’Aiguafreda – lanes from the past

A street in the old quarter of Barcelona still has what drew people here at the beginning of the 20th century – wells and laundries. Here the inhabitants of Barcelona gathered to wash their clothes and discuss the news.

This is a quarter of one-story stone houses with flower pots at the door, with arches braided with flowers, keeping the memory of generations, attracting those tourists who go beyond the limits of the paths laid by the guides along the sights known to all.

Parc de la Tamarita – Lost Victorian Park

This is not London and not the scenery for Dickens’ books. This is Barcelona’s Tamarita Park at Pg. Sant Gervasi, 37, created at a time when the bourgeoisie surrounded their mansions with neatly trimmed thickets with sanded paths.

Stone walls and wrought-iron fences, cypresses and myrtle, fountains and pools – all the quirks of landscape design from the beginning of the last century are well preserved and serve as a place of rest for the townspeople. In addition to traveling to the past, you will also meet with the present: for example, there are playgrounds and tennis tables.

Santa Anna – gothic church

What is behind the front square of Catalonia? Curious places. For example, along the Rivadeneira street you can walk to the old church of St. Anne, which began to be built back in the 12th century, and the monastery attached to it, built in the 15th century in the style of the Spanish Renaissance. The Church of Santa Anna is an example of true Gothic, although its base is made in the shape of a cross, according to the Romanesque model. We again see a mixture of times and styles. Services are still held here, but tourists come here rather to visit the past.

Vil-la Joana – Branch of the Museum in the Natural Park

In the depths of the unique natural park of Collserola, which is one of the largest urban parks in the world, there are many wonderful places. For example, an old villa where the Catalan poet Jacinth Vergader ended his days. The mention of this building can be found in the documents of the 16th century, and in the 19th century it acquired the form it has now.

The villa was extensively renovated in 2016 and does not look as dilapidated as in old photographs. It is a branch of the Barcelona History Museum and hosts literary exhibitions and concerts. A popular cafe is open on the terrace of the villa, next to it is an observation deck, and wild boars and foxes roam around among the bushes and trees.

Sant Pau del Camp – ancient Romanesque church at the monastery

The church is believed to have been built by Guifré II Borrell, who died in 911. His gravestone is still on the church grounds. We admire the antiquity of the Gothic, but this Romanesque temple was built even earlier, modeled on Byzantine basilicas.

At that distant time, it was not surrounded by city walls, its construction began literally in an open field, but it is interesting that the building with powerful walls withstood the test of both time and wars. Next to the church is a monastery, which has also experienced a lot, but has not lost its simple charm. Here it is worth paying attention to the numerous skillful bas-reliefs on biblical themes.

Plaça de Sant Gaietà – Andalusian corner

If this tiny square between C/de la Parròquia and C/Pere Mique de Sarrià were surrounded by a fence, no one would doubt that it was a private courtyard. But in fact, this is a public place, around which there are a dozen houses, and their inhabitants can only be envied, they have chosen such a pleasant corner for life.

Or they created it themselves: after all, the main charm of the square is geraniums in pots, exposed right on the street. Residents of the city have long appreciated the cozy romantic place and call it el raconet – “corner”.

Plaça de la Concòrdia – former main square

Once on Plaça de la Concòrdia, it is easy to imagine that the Les Corts area was once a separate town, and this square served as the main one. Modern highways are noisy nearby, and here, surrounded by buildings of the 18th and 19th centuries and shops that have survived almost unchanged since those times (except perhaps for the assortment), pharmacies and pastry shops, you start to miss crinolines and swords. The highlight of the architectural ensemble of the square is Can Deu – a mansion in the Art Nouveau style, which now houses a community center. The courtyard of this mansion is simply fabulous!

Rec Comtal – Roman Canal

An open-air monument of antiquity is part of the Rec Comtal canal, which was used as a conduit in the 10th century. But even then, this artificial stream seemed ancient, because it was located on the site of an abandoned Roman aqueduct. Ten centuries ago, a canal 12 kilometers long supplied water to the city, fortress and gardens on the plain where Barcelona now stands. Nowadays, a walk along the canal returns to the medieval past of the city and helps to realize how fleeting human existence is and how much stronger stones are than us.

Plaça de Prim – a square with a maritime past

On Plaça de Prim you can find the oldest houses in all of Poblenou, an area with a fishing past. Fishermen lived in these houses many years ago. The architecture of the square is unpretentious, but filled with the charm of antiquity.

Its main attraction is three mighty ombu trees, or laconos, a fountain and a small restaurant serving, of course, top quality seafood. Around the square, low white houses are scattered along the quiet streets. Peace and tranquility in the center of a huge city

Monastery of Sant Agustí

The arched courtyard and front of the church are all that remains of the Gothic monastery of Sant Agustí, which was built in the 14th century. Over the centuries, it was used for various purposes, including as a barracks during the siege of 1714. Now a popular cultural center with many branches is open in the building of the monastery, and there is a bar on the terrace in the courtyard, where it is so nice to have a glass under the arched vaults.


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