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Review of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)

Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)
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US$50.79*
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Private Gothic Quarter Tour With a Local Blogger in Barcelona
Ranked #4 of 685 things to do in Barcelona
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Many of the buildings in this neighborhood date back to Roman and medieval times.
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Gorgeous”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2012

A fantastic place to amble around Barcelona, including walking into and around neighbouring El Born neighbourhood as well.

Visited April 2012
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“History, hot chocolate and tapas!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

The shops, cafes and the streets have all been reborn! This was our 2nd visit after 20 years. The area used to be dirty and scary now it is full of chic shops and botique hotels and a lot of charm. It breathes history and culture.

Visited April 2012
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“The essence of Europe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

An American, I went on a long journey through Europe, with Barcelona as my unexpected first stop. I loved the city, and walking through the gothic quarter was really just intoxicating; that feeling of being somewhere so exotic and different than where you are from. There were many tourists in the area, so it's not lonely and you don't feel too out of place, also there is a nice market, and plenty of great architecture. The old cathedral was being repaired and partly hidden by scaffolding, but its beauty still seeped through. This place is simply magical!

Visited January 2012
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Wetteren, Belgium
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“So cosy to have diner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

Plenty of cosy restaurants. One of my favorite neighbourhoods in Barcelona because of the small streets and authentic atmosphere.

Visited March 2012
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“Great nightlife”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

Very cool pedestrian area in Barcelona. Tons of shops and restaurants to check out. Several nice cathedrals and pieces of the old roman wall to check out. Be sure to come by in the evening. The main Cathedral is free to enter then.

Visited March 2012
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