Las Ramblas, Barcelona

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The old city meets the modern in Las Ramblas, a series of pedestrian streets lined by outdoor markets, shops, cafes, and restaurants. To stroll through this bustling district is to walk through the history and culture of one of the world’s most exciting urban centers. Celebrated poet Federico García Lorca once described it as "the only street in the world which I wish would never end." Famous for its throbbing urban energy, this colorful avenue and tree-lined walkway are one of the busiest areas in the city, so it’s not surprising that it’s constantly thronged by tourists. To avoid crowds, head down some of the smaller side streets, where you can find inexpensive souvenirs, friendly locals, and live music. Plan your visit to Las Ramblas and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Barcelona vacation planner .
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  • These are the main arteries of Barcelona, lots of shops, kiosks and there is a market which is definitely worth visiting.
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  • Historic boulevard crowded with tourists full of bars and restaurants and souvenir shops beautiful especially towards evening but a little too crowded with tourists is good for shopping and leads up to the statue of pigeon and the sea: indispensable destination.
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