In these fashionable areas of the high part of Barcelona, which locals call «Zona Alta», inhabited by people with the highest income, as here there is the highest percentage of residents with higher education and individual entrepreneurs, as well as those who were born in Barcelona and lived here all my life.
In the genteel residential area very rarely tourists wander, perhaps down to the Tibidabo mountain and decided to visit the museum Cosmocaixa. Here, luxury mansions, overgrown with ivy, real small palaces inhabited by representatives of the Catalan aristocracy. Expensive private colleges, luxury homes for the elderly, the Michelin restaurants and private plastic surgery clinics.
Initially, the site of the area was a small village Sarja in 1858 it was linked to Barcelona railway, and gradually became part of the municipality of the city. In our 1927 Saryu year and a few neighboring villages joined in one area «Sarria - Sant Gervasi». From the city it borders with the districts of Gracia, Eixample, Les Corts and Horta-Ginardo, and on top of it is Mount Tibidabo.
To get here from the central Plaza Catalunya is possible for 15 minutes on the suburban railway transport. The most famous street area - pedestrian Carrer Major de Sarria with a variety of gourmet restaurants, pastry shops and stores. Here you can walk through the parks and Turo Joan Reventos or gardens Jardins de la Villa Amelia.