Neighborhoods in Barcelona

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Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)

Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter is an incredible old world district filled with ancient treasures some dating as far back as 15 B.C. The Gothic Quarter is the centre of the old city of Barcelona. The district retains a labyrinthine street plan, with many small streets opening out into squares.

El Born
El Born

El Born is part of the Ciutat Vella (old city) of Barcelona and sits within a larger district officially called la Ribera. El Born has grown into one of Barcelona’s most fashionable areas. Today it is where all of the trendy people go to eat, drink and shop. There are also lots of cultural attractions.

Ciutat Vella

Ciutat Vella is a district of Barcelona. The name means "old city" in Catalan and refers to the oldest neighborhoods in the city of Catalonia. It is the historic nucleus of Barcelona and covers a small area of some 500 hectares. Discovering Ciutat Vella, tourists discover the origins of Barcelona.

La Barceloneta

La Barceloneta is a neighborhood in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona. The neighborhood was constructed during the 18th century. La Barceloneta is known for its sandy beach and its many restaurants and nightclubs along the boardwalk. For many, this is considered a luxury.

Barri de Gracia

Students, artists and political types make their home here, and everyone's welcome to hang out at Placa del Sol, a popular square day or night with its cafes, bars and 19-century architecture.

L'Eixample District

The Eixample (Catalan pronunciation: [əˈʃampɫə], Catalan for 'expansion' or 'Expansion District') is a district of Barcelona between the old city (Ciutat Vella) and what were once surrounding small towns (Sants, Gràcia, Sant Andreu etc.), constructed in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Its...


El Raval (Catalan pronunciation: [əɫ rəˈβaɫ]) is a neighbourhood in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The area, especially the part closest to the old port, was also informally known as Barri Xinès or Barrio Chino, meaning "Chinatown". El Raval is one of the two...

Barri de La Ribera

La Ribera (Catalan pronunciation: [ɫə riˈβeɾə], 'The Shore') is one of the areas of the quarter of Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera of Ciutat Vella ("the old city") of Barcelona. Many of the buildings date from late Medieval times. It was a well-to-do quarter during 13th–15th centuries,...

Plaza Francesc Macia

Plaça de Francesc Macià (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈpɫasə ðə fɾənˈsɛsk məsiˈa]) is a square in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Located in one of the main business areas of the city, it is one of the most transited points of Barcelona. It is crossed by Avinguda Diagonal and several other major...

Sant Antoni

Sant Antoni is a neighborhood in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain). Its non-official centre, the marketplace of the same name—designed by Antoni Rovira i Trias and built between 1872 and 1882—is one of the oldest and most popular in the city, especially with the secondhand book...

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