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Las Ramblas Boulevard with Living Statues and flower stands

Tree lined pedestrian street running between Raval and Gotico neighbourhoods, from Barcelona Port to Plaza Catalunya, Known for its living statues and kiosks.

Updated: May 20, 2020

by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

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About Las Ramblas Boulevard with Living Statues and flower stands

Las Ramblas was an old open brook that ran alongside the outer walls of the old city. Over time as the city grew and was expanded to include what is now the Raval Neighbourhood this brook became a busy throughfare. In the 1500s The brook was submerged and paved over and trees planted to make what is now the modern day Rambla.

La Rambla is actually five streets in succession: the Rambla de Canaletes, the Rambla dels Estudis, the Rambla de Sant Josep, the Rambla dels Caputxins and the Rambla de Santa Monica. Collectively know as La Rambla, they form the 1.2km long boulevard.

La Rambla is the seperation between the neighbourhood of Raval and Gotico.

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Visiting Las Ramblas Boulevard with Living Statues and flower stands

Today it is a pedestrianised boulevard known for its human statues near the Drassanes end. (Performers dressed up as living statues, standing perfectly still until someone makes a donation.) If you make a donation most will let you take a photo. From Liceo to Plaza Catalunya Las Ramblas has flower and seed stands and several newspaper and magazine stands.

Notable places in Las Ramblas are the Plaza Reial, Liceo theatre, La boqueria food market and Plaza Catalunya.

Accessibility, mobility & Clothing for Las Ramblas and Living Statues

This is a public pedestrianised street with no restrictions on access except on days with special events such as Easter parades.

Bicycle anchorage points by Liceo Metro station exit. Bicycles in this part of town have a high probability of being stolen so do not take your eyes off it.

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Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Adult Zone 1 T-casual FREE Child T-familiar FREE Notes Public boulevard.

Getting to Las Ramblas Boulevard with Living Statues and flower stands

Address: La Rambla, Barcelona. 08002

Las Ramblas Runs from TMB METRO Drasanes via TMB METRO Liceo and TMB METRO Plaza Catalunya. All on the green (L3) Line.

Warning: This part of Barcelona suffers from pick pocket thieves so ensure all zips and flaps on bags are done up and keep an eye on your belongings at all times. Thieves ride past on bicycles to steal off of tables or out of hands, Or are disguised as beggers so be extra vigilant.

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Documents for Las Ramblas Boulevard with Living Statues and flower stands

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Street Map Las Ramblas Area

Author: Barcelona Travel Hacks

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Metro Map Las Ramblas

Author: www.tmb.cat

Wikiloc Trail for Las Ramblas Boulevard with Living Statues and flower stands

BCN11 - Palau Guell, Las Ramblas, Plaza Reial, plaza Catalunya

A city walk in Las Ramblas area of Barcelona via Palau Guell, Plaza Reial, Liceo Theatre, La Boqueria Sant Josep food market, las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya

Distance: 2.22 Km

Difficulty: Easy

Return Travel Fare: T-Casual Zone 1

Transport Network: Barcelona Metro

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