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El Born

La Ribera, Ciutat Vella, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 56 68 51
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Off-beat and fashionable neighborhood that features historic attractions, art galleries, funky shops, bars and tapas.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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La Ribera, Ciutat Vella, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
El Born / La Ribera
+34 932 56 68 51
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Las Ramblas doesn't hold compared to this neighborhood. El Born has the authentic Spanish vibe. I could have spent hours just walking around

Thank David N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Mercy G
Reviewed 3 days ago

My favorite neighborhood next to El Gotico. You're part of everything and walking distance to just about everything else.

Thank marschne
Reviewed 3 days ago

LOve this neighborhood. Very upscale great restaurants & stores Picasso Museum also in this area We visited during both day & night

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Best place (in my opinion) to wander and get lost in Barcelona. Beautiful cobblestone streets with great shopping and even better food/restaurants!

Thank Travels86
Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank confusedAussie
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Lvkiwi
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank mvb1826
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good part of Barcelona, just a short walk from L Ramblas, with plenty of opportunities to eat, drink and watch people.

Thank R4785KBtonyg
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Lawrence J
El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent
the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But
this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually
enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few
places that live and breathe such exciting energy
regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood
seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the
city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants
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12 August 2016|
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Response from getsaround7 | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember now but check out Rick Steves travel book on Barcelona. We did the walks he laid out and they were terrific. He suggested restaurants along the way and the different sites we passed.
charise p
16 July 2016|
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Response from LH1106 | Reviewed this property |
It was about a 20 min walk from our hotel but you can also take a taxi which was not very expensive.
10 July 2016|
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Response from Nishadi L | Reviewed this property |
Taxi :) it's slightly more expensive after 8pm and I think there is a fixed cost for airport transfers but this will be the most convenient method of transportation. A cheaper option would be to take the Aerobus but it... More