District guides and tips

Dreta de L'Eixample Dreta de L'Eixample

After city reconstruction in XIX century, Eixample Dreta became a popular place among fat cats to have a residence there. Wealthy citizens were buying houses on the broad beautiful streets of the district, paying a fortune to live in a new modern Barcelona neighborhood. This modernist area was designed by Catalan engineer Cerda and was…

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gracia district in barcelona guide gracia district in barcelona guide

Only curious and investigative visitor goes beyond Eixample and Gothic quarter while exploring the city, let’s assume you are one of them and want to know more about Gracia district in Barcelona. Gracia district – the tiny village hidden in Barcelona After a city reorganization in the 19th century, Gracia village becomes a part of…

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Gothic district guide Gothic district guide

Read my honest and most detailed guide to the Gothic district (El Barri Gòtic in Catalan). It is located in the very centre of Old City, stretching from the famous Las Ramblas to Via Laietana and is probably the most popular landmark of Barcelona, where frantic tourists head to hardly having had a proper breakfast.…

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how to get from the airport to the city centre how to get from the airport to the city centre

In order to start an adventurous exploration of Barcelona curvy streets, wide boulevards, gourmet joints and many many other exciting things the first you have to do is to get to the city.  Well…yeah, it is kind of obvious. Nevertheless, you might be interested how.   Airport express bus AEROBUS The most convenient way to…

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Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample district guide Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample district guide

Though the streets of the district are geometrically perfect, there are always a lot of confusions with dividing Eixample into neighbourhoods. La Nova Esquerra de l’Eixample (the new left side) used to be a part of the whole neighbourhood Esquerra de l’Eixample. But while the city was growing and population expanding, the area was separated from a…

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