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El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona

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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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  • If you like to walk this is the place to just wander around all of the little street and get lost in the beautiful old and narrow streets. Stop and relax have a refreshment in lovely squares or Plaça. 
    If you like to walk this is the place to just wander around all of the little street and get lost in the beautiful old and narrow streets. Stop and relax have a refreshment in lovely squares or Plaça.  more »
  • There is so much history and lots of small, interesting shops and cafes. I would suggest that you read about this area before visiting so you can understand its rich history. 
    There is so much history and lots of small, interesting shops and cafes. I would suggest that you read about this area before visiting so you can understand its rich history.  more »

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