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Barri Gòtic
Barri Gòtic

Barri Gòtic

161 reviews
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Catalan, Barcelona, CT 08002 Spain
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Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter lies in the heart of the old city and is home to buildings dating as far back as Roman times. Narrow streets and soaring gothic architecture lend the neighborhood a ... Read more
mysterious feel, one that has been taken up by the many fashion designers, restaurateurs and artists who populate the area’s commercial real estate. The neighborhood is extremely popular with young people and students, who turn it into an echoing maze of late night fun throughout much of the year. Barri Gotic also contains multiple museums, including the Picasso museum, and some impressive churches.

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Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, USA

This is the “old” part of Barcelona. Get lost among the little alleys and have a drink or a bite.

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Local from Barcelona, Spain

This is a very touristic neighborhood and for good reason. The narrow streets are packed with history. There are plenty of museums and churches to visit, but I also recommend just taking some time to get lost in this beautiful part of Barcelona.

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Dusseldorf, Germany

Great little neighborhood with lost of nice bars and restaurants! Very narrow street!

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Tyler

I recommend walking through the tiny winding streets and just seeing what you find and where you end up.

Recommended for:Adventure Travelers
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Only across The Ramblas,the oldest neighborhood and the most traditional of the city, where you can lose apreciating it`s streets, the Cathedral, squares, historic buildings, mixt with the life of restaurants, terraces and shops.

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Haifa, Israel

A must for travelers looking for history, shopping, food or just a good way to pass an afternoon.

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New York City, New York State, USA

Beautiful large area in medieval style. We were lucky to observe a medical fest celebration of large figures in traditional costumes of the time dancing on the central piazza.

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Menlo Park, California, USA

The Barri Gotic is a historic district of narrow, winding streets. The history is amazing - many buildings date to medieval times, and in one section you can see parts of the original Roman Wall. El Call - the historic Jewish Quarter - is also located here. While there is lots of history, this is also a fun shopping area, with lots of little cafes hidden as well.

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New Delhi, India

not far from last ramblas, the gothic quarter is a wonderful part of barcelona. the architecture, the narrow streets, the restaurants, the bars and cafes makes this are really charming.

Recommended for:Foodies
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Foster City, California, USA

Right off the Ramblas, its the Gothic quarter of Barcelona which dates back to Roman days. Here you will see many neo-gothic architecture and most say there were restored. Barcelona Cathedral and the Placa Reial were the must see in this area.

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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I loved this narrow and winding area of Barcelona. It made me think of mystery! This area is great for culture lovers, you'll find museums (like the Picasso one) and churches to visit here. Also there are tons of cute tucked away boutiques as well.

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Pittsford (town), New York

This is the Gothic Quarter in the center of old town Barcelona. It is easy to get to right off La Rambla and goes down to the water. Great walking area.

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Vasteras, Sweden

For me Barri Gòtic is the real Barcelona. I'd spend my entire visit here if it wasn't for La Boqueria and Gaudí. It's the authentic Spain that almost everyone is looking for with tiny alleys, churches and catalan tapas restaurants. Barri Gòtic is also ideal for any thrifter as you can stroll amoung shop after shop at Carrer D'Avinyo.

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Tarzana

History in here. Walk alone or take a free walking tour around. Check Barcelona visitor guide web for detail info. Really old -back to Roman time

Recommended for:History Buffs
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Reading, UK

Historic area in the centre of Barcelona. However take care as it has a reputation for petty theft

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New York City, New York State, USA

This is Barcelona's NY Soho...it's loaded with great restaurants, bars, museums and people watching. Going from Tapas bar to Tapas bar is a great way to bounce around while stopping into bars here and there...

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Brisbane, Australia

The Gothic area of Barcelona. It is right of the Ramblas and is like walking back into history some 500 years. The buildings and winding streets are charming and thoroughly enjoyable to get lost in.

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New York City, New York State, USA

The gothic quarter is a must-explore area of Barcelona. The narrow streets and hidden passages reveal new sites and hidden gems at every turn.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Good for an early walk before every thing opens and is still cool. You can really get a feel for the history of the city.

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Chicago, Illinois

Hands down the most amazing and surprising neighborhood on the planet. Full of Roman history, artisan shops and markets, casual and upscale shopping, incredibly confusing and winding streets, locals and tourists, musicians, performers, and on and on

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Aliases: Barrio Gotico, Gothic Quarter

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