This area of Barcelona is around the Metro station, not far from the city center. It can be reached from Plaza Catalunya for 15 minutes, it borders with the districts of Eixample, Raval and Poble Sec.
Sant Antoni is a typical district of Barcelona, with the ancient classical buildings, many shops, restaurants and cafes. The heart of the district is the market of Sant Antoni, which is currently under construction and close to open its temporary pavilions. The old market building was built in 1882 year, now it is completely restored, and once again open, the area will become even more popular.
Despite the proximity to the pulsating center of Barcelona, in the street of Sant Antoni prevail peace and quiet. Locals love this area for its relaxed and friendly atmosphere, tapas bars and wine "bodegas". If five years ago Sant Antoni has not attracted attention in recent years are beginning to talk about it throughout Barcelona. He turns into a trendy area, especially around the Parlament street where lots of trendy establishments and spots for local hipsters, connoisseurs of brunch and a delicious vermouth.