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Barcelona's Gothic Quarter is the oldest part of the city, founded by the Romans in the third century BC. That it is worth to take a walk, to feel the history of Barcelona and experience the era of the Middle Ages.

Here one can still admire the buildings, which were built in the XIV and XV centuries,, during the Inquisition, plague, chivalry campaigns and palace coups. You will see the tower and preserved pieces of the fortress walls, which more than 2000 years. Many legends are preserved since, the protagonists of which wizards and alchemists, members of the Jewish communities, counts, hunchbacks, witches, and even vampires.

At night, in the Gothic Quarter is particularly atmospheric, we recommend a stroll around the Cathedral, which is often lost the sense of time, and if you move in those long forgotten times. Darkened by thick time stone walls, narrow pointed windows, massive walls, bas-reliefs and sculptures. feeling, that at any moment because of the angle it will appear in the armor of a knight or noble ladies in costumes of the time.

Gothic Quarter starts from Plaza Catalunya area and extends down, seaward. Its boundaries extend between two iconic streets - pedestrian boulevard Las Ramblas with the Columbus statue at the bottom and the street Via Laietana.

The main attraction is the Gothic Quarter, of course, Cathedral of Santa Eulalia, located on the Plaza Nova Plaza. This is a real treasure of Gothic architecture, courtyard which is worthy of a separate visit.

After the cathedral should look at the area of ​​Sant Felip Neri, look at the columns of an ancient Roman temple on the street Paradis, walk the streets of the old Jewish quarter and reach the most ancient area of ​​the city, is now the City Hall and the Town Hall, Plaza Sant Jaume. It is also worth visiting the square Plaza de la Merce and Plaza del Rei, each corner of which is impregnated with a long history.

In addition to the beauty of antiquity boils trade and operates numerous facilities in the Gothic Quarter, to stave off hunger and thirst of tourists, the best of which are described on our website.

Souvenirs in Barcelona

Souvenirs in Barcelona

Какие сувениры лучше всего привозить из Барселоны? В Art Escudellers вы сможете купить по-настоящему аутентичные сувениры, colorful cups and other utensils, murals and panels, storage tanks for olive oil, souvenirs in Gaudi style, Traditional cocoa figures, fridge magnets, and much more.
Xian Happy Food

Xian Happy Food

Good economical option for those, who is not looking for typical Spanish surroundings. You can sit at a table or buy takeaway. They serve not only to Asia, but also typical Spanish dishes, including tortilla potato omelette, paella with seafood, peppers "Padrón", spinach with nuts and raisins or artichokes. In the menu, a large selection of fresh juices. A complete meal will cost you 7-8 €.
Ancient synagogue

Ancient synagogue

According to the rules, facade of this ancient synagogue turned towards Jerusalem, cities, where the Holy Sepulcher. Entering the door, Every visitor of this synagogue bows his head, showing commemoration of the destruction of the Jewish community of Barcelona. Currently, daily prayers are not held in the synagogue. There are guided tours, and also to arrange holidays and meeting local Jewish community. The main value of the synagogue serves as an ancient Torah scroll. The entrance ticket costs 3,5 €.
Seafood Restaurant MariscCo

Seafood Restaurant MariscCo

In addition to seafood on the grill a top restaurant dish - rice with lobster broth, fragrant and very rich. There is quite reasonable prices, given the location and popularity of the institutions on the Plaza Real with tourists. mussels, squid, shrimp, bottle of white wine and a table overlooking the endless swirling Royal Plaza will make your day in Barcelona bohemian relaxed and help to local rate. The restaurant has a menu in Russian.
Square Plaza Real

Square Plaza Real

One of the most beautiful areas of Barcelona is a step away from Las Ramblas in the center of the Gothic Quarter. It is called Plaza Real, which translates, as the Royal Square. It was named in honor of the Catholic Kings, Ferdinand and Isabella, and looks up to its name.
Музей Frederic Mares

Музей Frederic Mares

Renowned Catalan art collector and talented modernist sculptor Frederic Mares first exhibited to the public part of the accumulated work in 1944 in upper Raval, that was the first step towards the creation of this museum. Two years later he gives municipal authorities a complete collection of sculptures, paintings, icons and household items.
Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas

Rambla - It is not only the tourist streets of Barcelona, but also, perhaps, One of the first words, on a par with Gaudi, Serves the Sagrada Familia, that comes to mind when thinking about this city. Ramblas place extremely contradictory, causing a lot of different, not always positive emotions, but anyway, we are all on it sooner or later find ourselves.
Sant Jaume Square

Sant Jaume Square

In Barcelona, ​​a huge amount of space, each of which in its beautiful and unique. Plaza Sant Jaume, not only is the oldest ...

Indian Restaurant Govinda

Indian Restaurant Govinda

Gastronomy of India is famous for its vegetarian and spicy dishes of beans, cereals and vegetables. If you're a fan of bright and useful kitchen, ...

100 Euro
Guided Tour of Barcelona

Guided Tour of Barcelona

During the tour we will share with you useful information about the city, happy to show the coolest places and institutions and to share "his" Barcelona, to make you feel not tourists, and local residents. Barcelona is a city holiday, freedom of the city, joy and pleasure! Our main goal - inspire you to bright sunlight energy of the city and to do so, to Barcelona took the top position in the list of your favorite places to stay!
Pïnços Orio

Pïnços Orio

Pynchos - this is one of the most original and exquisite gastronomic events in Spain. In Orio restaurant is always fresh pintxos on display, but until you get them degustiruete, ask properly pour you a cold cider or white wine Chakoli.
Ресторан United Alta

Ресторан United Alta

One of the most magnificent views of the Barcelona opens from the top floor of the tower Edificio Colón, in two steps from the Columbus monument. On 24 and 23 floors of the building there are two places with the same name - Marea Baja bar and seafood restaurant Marea Alta.
100 Euro
Bar Tapas Tour

Bar Tapas Tour

During our tapas tour we go around five colorful places, you try the typical snacks of the Spanish regions, learn how to pour the cider, drinking vessel through the Catalan "porron" and learn a lot of interesting and fun about Spanish traditions.
The restaurant at Krishna temple

The restaurant at Krishna temple

In the heart of Barcelona at the Plaza Real at the local Hare Krishna Temple works vegan dining. wonderful place, to dine helpful, and delicious, that very unusual, namolennye food. The food is called the Krishna prasadam, that Sanskrit translates as "divine grace", therefore, a special attitude to the prasadam.
Taverna del Bisbe

Taverna del Bisbe

In the heart of the Gothic Quarter, in front of the Duomo is restaurant Taverna del Bisbe, wherein prepare traditional Catalan dishes and tapas meat and seafood. If you do not want to spend a lot of, to watch with 13-00 to 16-00 Come here for lunch on a comprehensive 12 €, consisting of two dishes to choose from, drink and dessert.
Sunglasses Carolina Lemke

Sunglasses Carolina Lemke

Where in Barcelona to buy a cool sunglasses? Our favorite brand of sunglasses from Berlin called Carolina Lempke, and their main boutique located right in Plaza Catalunya at the beginning of Ramblas.
Ресторан Plan

Ресторан Plan

If you are looking for in Barcelona restaurant with creative and delicious menu for a romantic evening, easily book your table in the restaurant Pla. ...

Бар Carlos & Matilda

Бар Carlos & Matilda

As the name implies, this charming bar with a minimalist design style in Berlin owned by a couple of young guys, who from his youth ...

Кафе Black Remedy

Кафе Black Remedy

The Gothic Quarter has opened spacious and fashionable in every institution in Black Remedy Deli & Coffee Concept Store format, ...

Sweet Street Petrichol

Sweet Street Petrichol

End of summer in Barcelona is the smell of roasted chestnuts, the first cool nights, constant attempts to not forget an umbrella, warm blanket and sea ...

100 Euro
Apartments in Gotico on Avinyo street

Apartments in Gotico on Avinyo street

Comfortable apartment in a classic building from the XIX century for two or three people in the heart of the Gothic Quarter. Avinyo Street is located near the metro station Liceu, It runs parallel to the Ramblas, on it there are many designer shops, bars and restaurants.
Бар La Quinta Cuerda

Бар La Quinta Cuerda

Translated from the Spanish name of this bar means "fifth string", and, If the week is a common institution, where people come to ...

Бар Margarita Blue

Бар Margarita Blue

Pleasant in all respects the institution in two steps from the Columbus Statue and the Ramblas. The Margarita Blue is always crowded, here…

Cathedral

Cathedral

Barcelona Cathedral - is the main catholic temple of the city, the residence of the Bishop of Barcelona. Its official name «Catedral de Santa Eulalia», So…

Tea La Clandestina

Tea La Clandestina

Slowly flowing chat over a hot cup of tea. true, Spaniards prefer coffee, which is fed to each bar, and here…

Бар El Bombon

Бар El Bombon

frankly, Catalan culture is rich in fiery music, under which the body itself starts dancing. Folk dance Sardana for ...

The Jewish Quarter in Barcelona

The Jewish Quarter in Barcelona

The Jewish community of Barcelona - one of the oldest in Europe, the first mention of which dates back to the IX century. n. e. In the XIII century it became the richest and most influential community of Spain, there was a center of Jewish scholarship. At this time, the rest of Europe were in full persecution of Jews. Before Catalunya this wave reached only 1391 in upper Raval, when the massacre and Barcelona Jewish Quarter «El Call» was closed. Persecution 1391 the year ended with the murder 400 Jews and forced baptism of all other, except for a few, who managed to escape. After the unification of Spain, 1492 It was started the Inquisition, and the remaining Jews were expelled from the kingdom.
Cervantes restaurant

Cervantes restaurant

Restaurant Cervantes in the center of the Gothic Quarter is famous for its typical Spanish breakfast, in the early morning and serves a delicious potato omelette "tortilla", ...

Ancient Roman cemetery

Ancient Roman cemetery

Few people know, that walking in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, You can visit the ancient Roman cemetery. It is located directly under the open sky in the ...

100 Euro
Апартаменты Sunny Terrace

Апартаменты Sunny Terrace

We are pleased to offer you a comfortable and economical option to stay in the center of Barcelona. These bright apartments are ideal for, If you're traveling as a couple or small groups of friends. Apartment with private terrace, where you can sunbathe, drinking wine, sunsets and barbecues on the grill.
Harlem Jazz Club

Harlem Jazz Club

The audience here comes the most different, old Catalan aesthetes, couple, young people and tourists. In addition to jazz and blues here are acoustic rock concerts, flamenco, Saturdays are the group of Cuban music, the fiery rhythms that you can dance the night away. On Fridays there sounds of swing and jazz.
Ресторан Palo Santo

Ресторан Palo Santo

In the depths of the Gothic Quarter on George Orwell Square, adjacent to the famous bar Oviso opened a new restaurant, a visit which will certainly ...

Shop sunglasses Wilde Store

Shop sunglasses Wilde Store

Thinking through your appearance, it is important not to forget about the details. Unusual accessories complement your image and underline your own style. Besides,…

Jewelry store La Basilica Galeria

Jewelry store La Basilica Galeria

Jewelry store La Basilica Galeria, tucked away in the narrow alleys of the Gothic Quarter, shake the imagination of any human, even if he is completely indifferent to jewelry. It seems, that the main goal owners, gathering within its walls the most frikovye, frenzy, incredible and unique collections of jewelers from around the world
Bar & Restaurant Ocaña

Bar & Restaurant Ocaña

Okanya, perhaps, one of the most atmospheric establishments Barcelona. Restoration of premises lasted eight years, the overall style of "shabby chic" club returns visitors to the refined times «Belle Époque», each of the five spaces pleasantly surprised by its beauty decoration and design. High ceilings, graceful columns, luxurious chandeliers and furniture, she multilevel premises, all worthy of praise.
Mojito bar Rabipelao

Mojito bar Rabipelao

For fans of mojito in Barcelona has two bars of the same name. They are called «Rabipelao» in honor of the unique animal with a bald tail, something…

Boutique Bar in the hotel Ohla

Boutique Bar in the hotel Ohla

In one of the most stylish hotels in the center of Barcelona - отеле Ohla в знаменитом доме с "глазами" в Готическом Квартале…

Кафе-бар Milk

Кафе-бар Milk

At the heart of the Gothic Quarter is a cozy cafe Milk, where every day in the morning smiling waiters treat their guests a hearty hangover ...

Ресторан Pasta Bar

Ресторан Pasta Bar

Pasta Bar - real macaroni oasis in the heart of the Gothic stone's throw from Las Ramblas. Заведение функционирует по принципу "собери…

Бар Bollocks

In private Bar Bollocks in Gothic is more like an abandoned garage, place than, where you can have a good time and ...

The Chestnut Бар

The Chestnut Бар

Once I opened this place, always on the densely populated, bit hectic street Escudellers smell of burgers. The kitchen is visible through the glass from the street, inside the hall ...

Restaurant Maoz

Restaurant Maoz

Maoz - is an Israeli network vegetarian falafelnyh, branches which open worldwide. Excellent choice, to have a snack and a healthy ...

Restaurant Self Naturista

Restaurant Self Naturista

Self Naturista vegetarian dining is self-catering, in which you show yourself the girls behind the counter, what food you want to order. Please ...

Barber Colectivo Salon

Barber Colectivo Salon

Colectivo parlor opened in the center of the Gothic Quarter a couple of years ago and immediately gained loyal customers, who want to care for their ...

100 Euro
Apartamentы Ramblas

Apartamentы Ramblas

If the two of you and you want to live in the heart of Barcelona, then this apartment is the perfect option for you. They are…

The restaurant La Fonda

The restaurant La Fonda

Excellent restaurant in all respects. Only in the summer during the peak hours there are always queues here. So come here not the most ...

Music Bar Marula Café

Music Bar Marula Café

Marula is Barcelona's mecca of music soul and funk, here playing black music. The main concerts take place on Fridays and Saturdays, at…

Jamboree Jazz Club

Jamboree Jazz Club

Perhaps, the most popular jazz club in Barcelona is practically on the Ramblas, more precisely in the area of ​​Plaza Real, with its famous, model ...

Тапас бар La Plata

Тапас бар La Plata

From the unremarkable, this bar, where most visitors eat standing, rapidly communicating, authentic place, одно из "тех самых"…

Бар Sor Rita

Бар Sor Rita

Sor Rita - most kitsch bar Barcelona. Shoes on the ceiling, glowing altars on the walls, frescoes of saints and whores, mating Barbie ...

Nightclub Macarena

Nightclub Macarena

Most likely your apartment More, than putting the club. But that's the point - in distress, but not in the ...

100 Euro
Апартаменты Happy Terrace

Апартаменты Happy Terrace

We are pleased to offer you a new, economical and very comfortable lodging option in Barcelona. There is a penthouse apartment on the roof of an old building in the Gothic Quarter with the 100-meter private terrace. Views of the old town, the statue of Columbus and the mountain of Montjuïc. Located in the heart of Barcelona. In our 5 minutes from the famous Las Ramblas and 15 minutes from the central square Plaza Cataluña. Near the world famous Boqueria market. Barceloneta Beach 15 minutes walk.
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