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L'Eixample District

La Exaimple -- Center City, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona's 19th-century historic district where visitors find works by famous architects such as Gaudí and Ildefons Cerdà.
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La Exaimple -- Center City, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Eixample
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Eixample district was built in the 1800's as the first ring beyond the old city center. It is filled with interesting architecture, wide boulevards, great hotels, restaurants and upscale shopping.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is my favorite neighborhood, absolutely loaded with exquisite Modernista architecture, great bars and restaurants. Lots of street life. Good markets. It's all here!

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Not as old as Gothic Quarter..but still a very well planned and beautiful old buildings.. with shops and restaurants all around

Thank Syam T
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Learning my way around this area was useful to finding my way through the winding streets of neighbouring areas.

Thank Blueliliac
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The elegant Eixample district of Barcelona is an easy walk from Placa de Catalunya and the Old City. The district showcases my kind of well thought out urban planning with streets laid out in a open grid pattern with strict controls to allow maximum sun,...More

Thank Aafia
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We've been staying here a few nights now and have really enjoyed it. It's an easy and interesting 1km stroll to the Basilica Sagrada Familia, the Diagonal Avenue borders it, and the hop on hop off bus is a couple of blocks away on Pg....More

Thank justjans
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This zone was a good choice for our weekend visit to Barcelona. We were able to get everywhere we wanted to from here.

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Our most recent visit to Barcelona saw us take another long walk from La Rambla to the Sagrada Familia. On the way to and on the return journey from the basilica, we passed through L'Eixample District. This district has wide streets and is full of...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Almost everywhere you look there are beautiful buildings, two great walking paseos, Paseo de Gracia and Rambla Catalunya, and many residential streets as well as a nice market and hundreds of restaurants, bars, coffe shops and business. Sometimes it can be overrun by trourists but...More

Thank Ms_R33480
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Walk or ride through the area to see the architectural beauty. You will not be disappointed. Best to walk with a guide or guide book.

Thank jsbmoky
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Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
...More
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mmkhatun
24 May 2017|
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Response from LydiaCarlisle | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid this district like many in Barcelona is hustle and bustle. Barcelona is a very busy city and not suitable for a beach holiday. May i suggest staying outside of Barcelona. Barcelona sits within the area of Costa... More
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1969ned
23 January 2016|
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Response from BennyMalaga | Reviewed this property |
The area is the Eixample, a good place to stay. Everyone in the tourist business today knows how to speak English, so you will not have aany problem. The Passeig de Gracia is the most elegant avenue, with upscale stores... More
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doraniembro74
18 February 2015|
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Response from Kim L | Reviewed this property |
About 20 minutes by bus. I didn't walk as it was extremely hot while I was there but I would estimate it would be about a 45 minute walk, this area is not close to the beach.
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