Barri Gótic, the old town distric known as the Gothic Quarter for the treasure house of Gothic monuments found there, occupies what was formerly an ancient fortified Roman village.
Outside the first wall but still medieval in origina is the Ribera Quarter, separated from the Gothic Quarter by the Via Laietana...
El Eixample or "Enlargement" is the central area of the city of Barcelona and is formed by a grid like layout of streets with diamond-shaped intersections...
Seven different sections, each with its own name, make up the street called La Rambla...
This journey trip begins at the Plaça del Portal de la Pau, a long waterfront promenade where we find the Columbus Lookout, the Drassanes, and the Customshouse...
Overlooking the harbor is the hill of Montjuïc, a symbol of pride ever since the Romantics discovered its beauty in the 1800's...