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El Born

El Born

The Born is an area of narrow streets, intimate restaurants and a host of craft and artisan shops. It lies to the north of the Barri Gothic area.

The street names still are called after the crafts which such as silversmiths, goldsmiths, locksmiths which were practised in the streets. The Born market is on the eastern edge of the area.

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Further Reading on Wikipedia : El Born

Plaša Reial

Plaša Reial

The Plaša Reial lies just off the Ramblas in the Barri G˛tic area. The square is enclosed on four sides, with a narrow passage way entrance on the corners furtherest from the Ramblas. Around the plaza there are numerous restaurants and some night clubs. Palms trees growing within the plaza tend to set a Mediterranean mood.

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Further Reading on Wikipedia : Plaša Reial

GrÓcia

GrÓcia

The area north of Eixample, is a series of small streets and squares. Though the area exudes calmness during the day, in the summer evenings it attracts to it's cafes, bars and night clubs. Don't miss the squares such as Placa del Sol and Placa Revolucio de Septembre de 1858. One of Gaudi's early homes Casa Vincens is in the area close to the Fontana Metro.

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Further Reading on Wikipedia : GrÓcia

La Monumental

La Monumental

The Plaza Monumental de Barcelona is a bull fighting area on the edge of the Eixample area. Though by decree of the Catalan parliament all bull fighting was to stop in the region by mid 2012. Though the area will continue to be used for concerts.

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Further Reading on Wikipedia : La Monumental

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