Plaça Sant Jaume
La Ribera neighborhood
Santa Maria del Mar
El fossar de Les Moreres
Arc de Triomf
Center of Barcelona (Passèig de Gràcia and Les Rambles).
Built at 1859 conceived as part of pla Rovira
Most popular street in Barcelona (length1 km)
Main spots: Liceu, Canaletas
Built between the 13- 15th centuries
Outstanding features: gargoyles
Old centre of Barcelona.
Its main characteristic
Center of the Old City of Barcelona since the Romans
Politics (Generalitat of Catalonia and City Hall )
Part of Sant Pere and Santa Caterina quarter (Ciutat Vella of Barcelona)
Buildings from the Middle age (nobles houses, artisans and guilds
Barcelona harbor and Barcelona’s conquest between 13–15th centuries:
Counts of Barcelona residence (Kings of Aragon)
After XVI building divided between the Inquisition and the royal
Built 1329 -1383 . Maritime and mercantile preeminence.
Gothic style church in the Ribera district
The Fossar de les Moreres built over a cemetery
Siege of Barcelona (end Succession war 1714)
Built for the 1888 Universal exhibition as main access gate (Josep
Vilaseca i Casanovas)
Reddish brickwork (Moorish style).
front stone sculpture "Barcelona rep les nacions “(Josep Reynés)
Back stone carving "Recompense“ ( Josep Llimona)
1929 Barcelona International Exhibition (economic, architectural and
Parc de la Ciutadella (city's main public park)
Zoo, the Parliament of Catalonia, a lake, some museums, and a fountain
of considerable size designed by Josep Fontserè.