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Many of the buildings in this neighborhood date back to Roman and medieval times.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Mediterranean Seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
+34 634 53 43 33
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Navigating the streets gets easier with experience, and there is always a new place to check out around here. Central location makes it ideal for access to everything you want to see and do in Barcelona. Absolutely LOVE this area and would move here in...More

Thank Erin T
Reviewed yesterday

The cathedral here is very large and impressive with many side alters all elaborately decorated. The outside is impressive too even if crowded in by the area around it. The streets of the quarter are narrow with lots of small shops and small restaurants. The...More

Thank tex73dac
Reviewed yesterday

Great area to spend the day, the cathedral isn't free and you have to pay to get in (7 euros each without the tower). Long queues.

Thank CharlieN3
Reviewed yesterday

This is the best part of the city for us. There are so many beautiful, ancient buildings, small beautiful streets, a lot of shops and bars here. We liked it most of all.

Thank robertshine40
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed for 5 nights in an apartment in the Gothic Quarter and thoroughly enjoyed the charm and the history that surrounded us.

Thank leannenancyevans
Reviewed yesterday

Walking through the Gothic Quarter is a trip back in time. The mixture of Roman and medieval design and construction is fascinating. Most of the buildings have facades constructed hundreds of years ago with later modifications visible, such as arched doors and windows enlarged and...More

Thank Paddock_Rat
Reviewed yesterday

There's areas in each city where it's great to just walk around the streets - looking into shop windows and stopping for a bite to eat or drink whenever it takes your fancy. This is such a place. The quirky little alleyways and streets are...More

Thank Olivia B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The gothic quarter is in my opinion the best area in Barcelona if you want to walk and enjoy the atmosphere of the old city. The place is filled with stylish restaurants, bars and street performers. Very lively area.

Thank Tourist1337
Reviewed 2 days ago

I stayed at the Eurostar Ramblas which was located near the Gothic Quarter and I found myself wandering around this area frequently. Great area for souvenirs, eating and people watching. Yes, there are homeless people begging but not too over whelming and they didn't get...More

Thank elainee821
Reviewed 2 days ago

Alleyways, churches, street performers and lots of lovely restaurants to eat in and the best atmosphere in Barcelona.

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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29 August 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
The narrow streets are a dead give away. The main Catholic Cathedral is in the middle of it all and the border is indeed Las Ramblas.
29 August 2018|
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Response from TicoLee | Reviewed this property |
Just look for the architecture and narrow alleys. The Jaume I Metro station leads dissected into the Gothic Quarter
17 May 2018|
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Response from AnneToussaint | Reviewed this property |
No, the sagrada familia is not near barro gorhic. You can reach it qua simple by underground.
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