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6 things to do and see in Gothic Centre area.

The Gothic Quarter, El gotico, is the medieval part of the old walled city of Barcelona and is the oldest part of the city. It is characterised by a labyrinth of narrow streets with atmospheric basement bars, great restaurants and shops. EL Gotico is bordered on the left by Las Ramblas and on the right by Via Laietana. EL gotico Ends at plaza Catalunya at the top and The port of Barcelona at the bottom.

This page gives a summary of what to do and see in El gotico such as The cathedral, Frederic Mares museum and Barcelona history museum, Plaza Jaime I and the Roman wall remains.

El Gotico is a good place to go shopping with Avenida Portal del Angel having the major global high street brands such as Zara, H&M, Massimo Dutti, Pull&Bear and many more. Within the many narrow streets of El Gotico are small boutiques for hand crafted items.

Happy Exploring!

Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume

Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume

Neoclassical facade & gothic interior such as the 14th century Great Hall designed by Pere Llobet. Government building closed except on special visiting days.

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Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Playing Cards Museum Casa Ardiaca

Playing Cards Museum Casa Ardiaca

Historic playing cards museum. Beautiful interior courtyard & roof terrace open to the public. Building also houses the (private) historical archive of Barcelona.

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Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Barcelona City History Museum

Barcelona City History Museum

Ground floor is a large vault over preserved roman street ruins with extensive artefacts. The museum includes the Temple of Augustus and Plaza del Rei.

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Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Museu Frederic Mares

Museu Frederic Mares

Private collections donated by Frederic Mares - twentieth century Catalan sculptor & renowned collector. Housed in part of the Palau Reial Major.

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Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Barcelona Cathedral

Barcelona Cathedral

Spectacular gothic cathedral whose current building dates to the 14th Century. The cathedral visit includes access to the secluded cloister and roof terrace.

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Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Barcelona Roman Wall Remains

Barcelona Roman Wall Remains

The remains of the Roman wall run through plaza Ramon Berenguer III (horse statue) and along Carrer de la Tapineria to Plaza Dels Traginers.

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Updated: Sep 21, 2021

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