Las Ramblas doesn't hold compared to this neighborhood. El Born has the authentic Spanish vibe. I could have spent hours just walking around
About El Born
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El Born in Barcelona is filled with picturesque streets lined up with small bars and exquisite nightlife. It is not a place for dinner, although you may find a few places that serves the typical tapa. El Born is place to enjoy a cocktail and...More
My favorite neighborhood next to El Gotico. You're part of everything and walking distance to just about everything else.
LOve this neighborhood. Very upscale great restaurants & stores Picasso Museum also in this area We visited during both day & night
Best place (in my opinion) to wander and get lost in Barcelona. Beautiful cobblestone streets with great shopping and even better food/restaurants!
Ruins are displayed well .You walk above them and around them. If you are into that sort of thing I'd imagine its a great attraction.
wonderful and safe always tho keep and eye on your stuff for pick pockets and fast moving motor cycles that can swipe your stuff in all of Barcelona. El Born is full of lovely community owned small shops, cafes and restaurants very safe to walk...More
We stayed in an apartment in El Born for a week and have concluded that we couldn't have done better. From there, we were able to walk easily to most of Barcelona's main attractions and neighbourhoods - the gothic area, the beach, the central plaça...More
A very good part of Barcelona, just a short walk from L Ramblas, with plenty of opportunities to eat, drink and watch people.
Gothic Quartter and El Born are our favorite neighborhoods to shop and explore. Lots of little boutique shops, fun cafes and bars. Quaint cobblestone streets to wander around or get lost so wear comfortable shoes.