Barcelona travel guide




Barcelona Travel Guide

Gothic Quarter Itinerary

The gothic quarter is the heart of Barcelona; this medieval city is a mixture of narrow streets and historical squares full of history and charm. The Gothic Quarter is situated between the famous Ramblas and Via Laietana. The Gothic quarter has many peaceful squares where you can relax and enjoy the surroundings. Also there are many of shops, bars and restaurants.

The itinerary starts with one of the main attractions; right in the heart of the district is the huge Cathedral that comprises three medieval palaces: Cases dels Canonges, Casa del DegÓ, and Casa de l'Ardiaca. After watching the cathedral, we to get toThe Ramon Berenguer Square (Plaša de Ramon Berenguer el Gran) with its beautiful Roman walls; next to this square we can see the bell tower. Beyond the square we can see The Royal Palace (The Square Palau Reial major), the Chapel of Santa ┴gata, and the City's History Museum (Museu d'Hist˛ria de la Ciutat).

Next to the Catalonian Excursionist Center we can see the San Jaume Square, a gothic structure with Renaissance style. The 14th century Adjuntament (Town Hall) with its Salˇ de Cent (Room of the Hundred) of gothic and neoclassical style.

The Sant Just Square is between the C. Ciutat and C. HŔrcules, with its famous its Gothic fountain. Beside C. Bisbe Cašador we can see The Gothic Church of Sans Just Pastor. Walking down the street we notice the Sant Felip Neri square and the Church of Sant Sever.

Walking by the streets we can see many of squares, churches, palaces. The most remarkable are:
  • The Rei Square
  • The Reial Square
  • The Sant Jaume Square
  • The Merce Square
  • The Seu Square
  • The Sant Just Square
  • The Sant Felip Neri Square
  • The Pi Square
  • The Ramon Berenguer el Gran Square
  • The Regomir Square

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