Top-Districts in Barcelona Featured

Explore the lively streets of Barcelona with our district guide. 

Get to know the city inside and out with the helpful neighborhood guide by LUXOS. Barcelona has so much to explore, from its luxurious Passeig de Gracia, to the trendy El Born district. This helpful article will guide you in the right direction when planning your next trip in the beautiful city. 

Shopping: Barcelona Passeig de Gracia

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Passeig de Gracia is one of Barcelona’s most prestigious luxury streets. Every corner reflects Spain’s celebrated architecture and fashionable trends. The area is known for it’s business and shopping. With outstanding restaurants and great service, this street is a delight for those who enjoy history and fashion.

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Art: El Born

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This bustling neighhbourhood, has strong ties to the art community. With many independent boutiques and trendy galleries, the most popular attraction is El Born’s Museu Picasso. El Born has a variety of local restaurants to choose from, but one can never go wrong with a traditional tapas bar.

 

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Historical: La Sagrada Familia

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This historical district has been a work in process for many years. The breathtaking church brings in millions of guests every year to admire the gothic architecture. It’s personal museum brings the backstory of Antonio Gaudi to life. With an abundance of bars and cafes it a perfect place to relax after a long day. The locals may find their own favourites, in hidden streets nearby.

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Entertainment: Sant Pere/ Santa Caterina

 

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This diverse district has a nightlife that is rooted in it’s neighbourhood. Despite it’s proximity to the city center, all the shops in this area are owned by locals. La Boqueria is a popular market that is filled with Spanish cuisine and cocktails. This hip location allows room for a genuine cultural experience while guaranteeing a grand time.

 

 

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