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Connecting many of the major streets in the city, the Plaça is a central location and a hub of activity.
Connecting many of the major streets in the city, the Plaça is a central location and a hub of activity. It is a favourite meeting spot for locals and a transit hub for the tourist buses. There are many fountains, statues and gardens around the plaza, and a number of benches to just sit and take it all in.
The Gothic Quarter is one of the four neighborhoods that form the Ciutat Vella or Old City of Barcelona
Treasured museum dedicated to Joan Miró and always has interesting temporary expositions on display
Housed in the restored 18th century building of Palau Gomis, the Museu Europeu d'Art Modern showcases a collection of contemporary figurative art from the 20th - 21st century
The ornate Canaletes Fountain in La Rambla is where Barca fans converge to celebrate their team's wins
The Monument al Llibre sculpture on Passeig de Gràcia was created by Joan Brossa in 1994 for the Guild of Second-hand Booksellers of Catalonia
Gran Via is the longest street in Catalonia, running from Sant Adrià de Besòs to L'Hospitalet de Llobregat through Plaça d'Espanya, Plaça Universitat, Plaça de Catalunya, Plaça de Tetuan and Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes
The Casa Martí, designed by architect Puig i Cadafalch, was built in 1896 for textile magnate Vilumara