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Downtown market | Barcelona

This Christmas, Maremagnum has dressed up in its finery. Apart from its cheerful festive decorations with golden Father Christmases welcoming visitors, it offers a street market where you can find the most original presents for these dates; known as the “Downtown Market especial … Continue reading

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Apartment for rent | Gótico district Barcelona

Nice studio apartment restored and furnished located in the historical center of Barcelona. The studio apartment has a living room with sofa bed and kitchenette and bathroom. Close to Port and Mercè church. Located in Serra street, a quiet area in … Continue reading

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Gothic Quarter, Barcelona – Myths and Legends

Today we’re going to talk about a short tour around the Gothic Quarter based on myths and legends of Barcelona. We’ll start off with the remains of the four Roman columns (three are from the original temple) which are in … Continue reading

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Barcelona and the Civil War air raid shelters (refugis aeris)

Hidden under the surface of Barcelona lie many remains of the city’s history. Including about 1,400 bomb shelters built during the Civil War. Because of its strategic position, Barcelona was the target for the attacks made by the Italian Fascist … Continue reading

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Fastvínic Restaurant, organic bocadillos

The Fastvínic Restaurant, situated in the centre of an office area in the Eixample district, is one of the restaurants that prepares the best bocadillos (sandwiches made with Spanish bread cut lengthwise) in Barcelona. Delicious recipes, carefully prepared by Sergi … Continue reading

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