Plaza de Catalunya, Barcelona

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Some of the city’s most important streets meet in Plaza de Catalunya, the heart of the city. Wander around the square and admire its fountains, statues, and the façades of its impressive buildings. Buy grain to feed the flocks of pigeons that gather here, or sit in one of the square’s numerous cafes, have a coffee, and people watch. Pick up a memento of your vacation at one of the many stores that occupy the square. Put Plaza de Catalunya at the forefront of your travel plans using our Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.
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  • This is the central point of the city, and place for public gatherings during celebrations and protests. When we visited, it looked more like a pigeon haven as lots of birds were gathered there. 
    This is the central point of the city, and place for public gatherings during celebrations and protests. When we visited, it looked more like a pigeon haven as lots of birds were gathered there.  more »
  • It is the most centre point of Barcelona. It's a very beautiful square. The metro line, Hop On Hop Off and airport buses start from here. It also divides old and new Barcelona. Two famous streets La.....  more
    It is the most centre point of Barcelona. It's a very beautiful square. The metro line, Hop On Hop Off and airport buses start from here. It also divides old and new Barcelona. Two famous streets La.....  more »
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  • The square where the heart of Barcelona beats. You can reach almost anywhere from here. The square is quite large and hosts activities from time to time. The fountains and trees provide a little cooling opportunity for those who are tired of walking. There are various places to eat and shop around. Due to its central location, transportation is very easy and you can explore the places around by walking and get lost in the streets.
  • Beautiful square in the middle of the city. Everything is close by, good connections with trains and other types of transport (buses to/from airport, regional trains, etc). It really feels like it's a center of everything. I love it.

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