El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona

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Known for its winding streets and hidden squares steeped in history, El Barri Gòtic is ideal for an historic walk followed by a rest at one of the many trendy bars or cafes. A trip through this colorful neighborhood is a trip through time, as this old city center is still largely intact, retaining much of its labyrinthine medieval street plan, with a multitude of small streets opening into bustling squares. Most of the quarter is closed to regular traffic, though service vehicles and taxis are allowed to pass through. Many of the landmark buildings located here date from the Middle Ages, with several sites harking back to the Roman times. El Cali, the medieval Jewish quarter, is also located within this area. Use our Barcelona trip itinerary maker app to add El Barri Gòtic and other attractions to your Barcelona vacation plans.
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  • You must not miss the Gothic Quarter when visiting Barcelona. It's more interesting to take a stroll in the evening with the lights on and groups of Spanish residents doing their cultural dances among...  more »
  • Many bars, restaurants, cafeteria and topis place to eat and drink. Every shop also in the area.. ...  more »
  • Almost ruin by the pick pocketers. Heard a lot of these pick pocket thung in barcelona. The guy looks friendly and kind, but the intention was my valuables. He got my locked phone and returned on my r...  more »
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