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“A MUST for lovers of Roman a History”

Museu d'Historia de Barcelona - MUHBA
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Barcelona Guided Walking Tour: Secrets of the Gothic Quarter and History Museum
Ranked #32 of 720 things to do in Barcelona
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Ancient and medieval Barcelona in the monumental ensemble beneath Plaça del Rei, organised in the 20th century. A tour through 4,000 square metres in an underground archaeological site that takes us from Barcino to Barcinona. Exhibition on the emergence of the medieval city. Visit to the Palau Reial Major palace.
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“A MUST for lovers of Roman a History”
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Fantastic layout of Roman ruins with an excellent audio guide. Have seen quite a lot of Roman ruins over the years but not a gush salting and sauce making area, nor fabric dyeing. Very interesting

Visited October 2013
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“Very interesting”
Reviewed 18 October 2013 via mobile

A nice museum with free audio guides with entry. The main visit is the underground city of Barcelona from 100 to 700 AD. You do go underground and see the workings of a laundry/fabric dying area, fish saice making area and winery. And artifacts associated with these occupations. The middle ages part consisted of two areas of a castle. Also had some artifacts from this time period. Some times it was not clear what number you should push to "play". If you like ancient history this was very good.

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“A beautiful Placa”
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Walking down The Rambla, came across this beautiful Placa, filled with happy people and surrounded by wonderful Catalonia restaurants. The menus were mouth watering with a very lovely seafood paella,Cava and the atmosphere making for a wonderful evening

Visited October 2013
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“Well worth a visit”
Reviewed 18 October 2013

If you are a fan of Roman history this museum is a must see. The excavations underneath the main building are quite amazing. So well displayed and accessible. You can have an audio guide in English, part of the entrance fee, and I advise that you take one. The museum in general explains the history of the city from 1st century a.d. There is a short film which plays on a loop in different languages, including English, so you have to wait for your language to come around but worth a look, and also gives you the chance to sit down for 10 minutes in the cool!

Visited October 2013
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“VERY Underestimated!”
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We just dropped-in with no real expectations. This place is fantastic! The ruins and walk ways are really interesting and well described. On a typical hot day, a great place to get in the cool and a lovely shaded square outside. Well worth a visit

Visited July 2013
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