Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), Barcelona

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Known for its winding streets and hidden squares steeped in history, Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) 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 Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) and other attractions to your Barcelona vacation plans.
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  • Great area to visit, narrow alleys and beautiful buildings. Not to mention numerous restaurants, bars and shops. 
    Great area to visit, narrow alleys and beautiful buildings. Not to mention numerous restaurants, bars and shops.  more »
  • Our tour guide wad Olga and she was terrific. Highly knowledgeable and patient with all of our many questions. Good English speaker. 
    Our tour guide wad Olga and she was terrific. Highly knowledgeable and patient with all of our many questions. Good English speaker.  more »

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