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 is bordered by Eixample district, Raval and Poble Sec.
Sant Antoni is a typical district of Barcelona, with ancient classical buildings, many shops, restaurants and cafes. The heart of the district of Sant Antoni is the market, which is currently under reconstruction, open and close its temporary pavilions. The old market building was built in 1882 in upper Raval, Now it is fully restored, and once again open, This area will become even more popular.
Despite the proximity to the pulsating center of Barcelona, On the street Sant Antoni king silence and peace. Locals love this area for its relaxed and friendly atmosphere, tapas bars and wine "bodegas". If five years ago Sant Antoni did not attract attention to themselves, in recent years, start talking 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.