El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona

4.7
Must see · Neighborhood · Other
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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  • This is my favourite place and i can spend days and hours looking at these amazing beautiful buildings. they tell a story, filled with students, artists, tourists 4:00 pm is the best time to visit  more »
  • The atmosphere here pre-pandemic was electric. I enjoyed my numerous visits here from mid February to March 13th. I have been back to visit the Gothic Quarter recently, and sadly, it's not the same...  more »

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