El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona

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Must see · Neighborhood · Historic Walking Area
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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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  • when the children are happy then we are happy, good atmosphere in this Gothic district, many visits to exhibitions 
    when the children are happy then we are happy, good atmosphere in this Gothic district, many visits to exhibitions  more »
  • Gothic Quarter was the best experience for me in Barcelona!! This is a must-do place for visiting, has all the best food if you walk 10 minutes away from the main tourist strip. Restaurant lounge my.....  more
    Gothic Quarter was the best experience for me in Barcelona!! This is a must-do place for visiting, has all the best food if you walk 10 minutes away from the main tourist strip. Restaurant lounge my.....  more »

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