El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona

4.7
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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  • Beautiful historic cathedral surrounded by a medieval area full of shops and eateries. Don't miss the swans in the cathedral's courtyard.  more »
  • Take a free walking tour of the Gothic quarter for two hours from 11am any day in Barcelona and be transported into another world. Your guide will show you all sorts of hidden gems and you will enjoy....  more »
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