Las Ramblas - Barcelona

Las Ramblas is the typical Barcelona street. This pedestrian street stretching from Catalunya square and the monument to Colon is undoubtedly one of the most frequented place in the city. Rambla, derivating from the Arabic word Ramla that means "shore", became a promenade at the late XVIIIth century. The path is divided into 5 sections: la Rambla de Canaletas, , la Rambla dels Estudis, la Rambla de San José or Rambla dels Flors, la Rambla de Capuchinos and la Rambla de Santa Monica. By walking through the promenade, you can see the Palau de la Virreina which was the residence of the viceroy of Peru, the church of Betlem, the palau Moja built during the XVIIIth century and the Great Theatre of Liceo, outstanding symbol of Barcelona's cultural life. La Rambla contains also one of the best markets in the world, La Boqueria. You can also observe a work of Joan Miro on the Boqueria square which is the pavement. As the favourite place of the inhabitants of Barcelona and the tourists, las Ramblas seduces the visitor by its liveliness. There, you can find newspaper and book stands, birds, flowers, musicians, street-performing artists that all contribute to create a lively and unique atmosphere.

To do: visit the Boqueria market and the flower market, walk through the avenue; Close to: the Contemporaneous Art museum of Barcelona, the contemporaneous culture centre of Barcelona, Plaça Reial.



Address : Las Ramblas Barcelona Spain

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