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Gracia neighborhood is an oasis of real Catalan life away from the tourist neighborhoods, it's like a separate town in Barcelona, with its special flair and ambience.

they say, that should settle in Gracia, and you're never out of here will not get, since these parts parochialism so cozy and comfortable, that other areas are losing appeal, yes and rather lazily down from there, then to climb back up to native land.

Gracia located in the upper part of Barcelona, over the area of ​​the Eixample, or rather on the boulevard Paseo de Gracia. On a bike here is not easy to climb, but from Catalunya Metro and provides direct connections for 10 minutes, coming to Fontana station. The main attraction of the area - Park Güell, one of the most famous works of Gaudi, offering beautiful views of Barcelona.

Residential district of Gracia is a series of narrow streets and spacious squares, strewn terraces a wide variety of cafes and bars. Here, along with local cuisine, serves a variety of countries, you will meet Japanese restaurants, Mexican and even African cuisine.

Nights are fun and more authentic, than in Gothic or the Borne, because it rests in Gracia mainly local Catalan youth, migrating from bar to bar, passing from wine to beer and talking very rapidly. During the day you can go shopping, Gracia in many inexpensive shops with local designers clothing.

In August, the streets of the area become a platform unique holiday Fiestas de Gracia. Local residents decorate the streets, where live, transforming them beyond recognition.

House with spikes

House with spikes

A striking example of Catalan modernism - House with spikes. One rich Catalan family of Tarrades names owned three buildings, standing on the avenue Diagonal. They had three daughters, which 1903 was decided to entrust one of the most famous architects of the time, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, combine building a large stone facade, astounding.
Дом Гауди Casa Vicens

Дом Гауди Casa Vicens

It opens to the public the first private project of Gaudi "Casa Vicens". Few people know, that this house, located in the district of Gracia, and not vovse La Pedrera and Casa Batlló, It marked the beginning of a young architect Antonio Gaudi successful career.
Vegan Restaurant Vacka

Vegan Restaurant Vacka

Max and Anna, young couple vegans, opened in Barcelona's Gracia neighborhood, a cozy cafe with 100% vegan menu. Awaken в переводе ...

Restaurant Santa Gula

Restaurant Santa Gula

Translated name of the restaurant sounds ironic - "Святое Чревоугодие". Actually, we need only to look at the menu, as you know, ...

Тапас бар La Pepita

Тапас бар La Pepita

Typical for the neighborhood of Gracia family, close and noisy restaurant, which is always crowded, very tasty and fun. Many people believe, What exactly…

Ресторан Anonymous

Ресторан Anonymous

Anonymous - a cozy family restaurant in the youth Gracia quarter. The husband-chef, wife, pastry and lovely dog ​​at the entrance. Mediterranean cuisine with an international ...

Парк Гуэль (Parc Guell)

Парк Гуэль (Parc Guell)

Park Guell Gaudi was a realization plan for the restructuring of urban manor Eusebi Güell. It was supposed to build a village-garden, like an English park. The project ...

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