El Born, Barcelona

4.7
#3 of 15 in Neighborhoods in Barcelona
Admire the beautifully constructed iron El Born, which represents the beginning of modern Catalan architecture. Once a prominent marketplace, the center sits above recently discovered city ruins and now houses a museum and cultural center. Tour the 18th-century archeological remains of the La Ribera neighborhood to learn more about the destruction of the city during the War of Succession. Visit the center’s permanent exhibit of 18th-century artifacts found in the archeological excavation. Wander through the surrounding neighborhood for an eclectic mix of shops and restaurants. Our Barcelona online attractions planner makes visiting El Born and other Barcelona attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • A special flavor, cathedrals, Picasso Museum, market. My favorite area is in Barcelona. There are a lot of restaurants around with good food... And, of course, tourists) Here is a wonderful confectionery Hoffman, hidden in an alley. Somewhat noisy, but all the old town attractions are nearby.
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  • If you are in to Tapas drinks and Arts , i would suggest to go to this area, a lot of good places where to eat, have a drink and you also have the Picasso museum,  more »
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