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Barcelona Ramblas Museums - Art, Culture and History in the City Centre

Barcelona Ramblas Museums - Art, Culture and History in the City Centre | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
Barcelona Ramblas Museums covers museums on or close to The Ramblas. Most Museums reduce the entrance fee with a Barcelona Card,. MACBA and CCCB offer free entrance with the Barcelona Museum Card.
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Barcelona Museum Pass or Articket - To the Catalan Capital's Best Art Museums

Barcelona Museum Pass or Articket - To the Catalan Capital's Best Art Museums | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
The Barcelona Museum Pass or Articket gives you entry to the Picasso Museum, MNAC, MACBA, CCCB, Fundació Miró and Fundació Tàpies with a single price card allowing great savings on museum visits.
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3 Star Raval Hotels - Reasonably-Priced Accommodation in Central Barcelona

3 Star Raval Hotels - Reasonably-Priced Accommodation in Central Barcelona | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
This choice of 3 Star Raval Hotels offers budget accommodation close to La Rambla in Barcelona City Centre. Within walking distance of many major sights, El Raval is also interesting in its own right.
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Barcelona Ramblas Hotels - Accommodation On The City's Most Famous Street

Barcelona Ramblas Hotels - Accommodation On The City's Most Famous Street | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
This section covers Barcelona Ramblas Hotels, Pensions and Holiday Apartments and Flats. Much of the advice is based on location but also local reputation of the establishment.
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5 Star Ramblas Hotels - Luxury Accommodation in a Prime Location

5 Star Ramblas Hotels - Luxury Accommodation in a Prime Location | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
A great choice of 5 Star Ramblas Hotels combining excellent location and comfortable accommodation, some are housed in historic buildings and most are between La Boqueria and Plaça Catalunya.
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3 Star Ramblas Hotels - Great Price Accommodation in a Central Location

3 Star Ramblas Hotels - Great Price Accommodation in a Central Location | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
This great selection of 3 Star Ramblas Hotels starts with Hotel Continental near Plaça Catalunya and works down to Hotel Arc La Rambla near the port. My favourite is Hotel Oriente right in the middle.
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Catalonia is Not Spain by Simon Harris

Catalonia is Not Spain by Simon Harris | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
CATALONIA IS NOT SPAIN - BY SIMON HARRIS I have become a more frequent visitor to Barcelona in the last few years, drawn to its beauty, character, its sense of identity, and to its amazing football team. I became increasingly aware of the Catalan flags - the Senyera - but any understanding I had about…
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El Coll - Barcelona's Steepest Neighbourhood

El Coll - Barcelona's Steepest Neighbourhood | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
The neighbourhood of El Coll is located 300 metres above sea level on the north-west edge of the District of Gracia and runs around the foot of a hill of the same name.
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Sant Antoni - One Of Barcelona's Quietest City Centre Neighbourhoods

Sant Antoni - One Of Barcelona's Quietest City Centre Neighbourhoods | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
Nestled between El Raval, Poble Sec and the Esquerra de l'Eixample, Sant Antoni is one of the least known neighbourhoods in central Barcelona.
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Passeig de Gracia - Stories About The Bourgeois Avenue That Might Surprise

Passeig de Gracia - Stories About The Bourgeois Avenue That Might Surprise | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
The epitomy of bourgeois Barcelona, Passeig de Gracia is defined by Modernista architecture, swish hotels and exclusive shops, here are five stories that might make your visit more interesting.
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La Manzana de la Discordia - The Block Of Discord

La Manzana de la Discordia - The Block Of Discord | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
La Manzana de la Discordia on Passeig de Gràcia has buildings by Barcelona's great Modernista architects - Casa Batlló-Gaudí, Casa Amatller-Puig i Cadafalch, Casa Lleó Morera-Domènech i Montaner.
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The Future of La Sagrada Familia - Urban Plans With 2026 In Mind

The Future of La Sagrada Familia - Urban Plans With 2026 In Mind | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
The future of La Sagrada Familia and the surrounding area is currently under debate. Will Barcelona City Council go with Gaudi's original plans or will they be modified before completion in 2026?
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District of L'Eixample - Barcelona's Modernista Enlargement

District of L'Eixample - Barcelona's Modernista Enlargement | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
Broadly divided into Dreta and Esquerra, or Right and Left, neighbourhoods, the Eixample is Barcelona District II and its late 19th century extension full of Modernista buildings by Gaudí et al.
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Barcelona Aquarium - An Amazing Undersea World in the Port of Barcelona

Barcelona Aquarium - An Amazing Undersea World in the Port of Barcelona | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
Barcelona Aquarium or L'Aquàrium de Barcelona is the most important marine leisure and education centre in the Mediterranean and is a wonderful place to visit for all the family.
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4 Star Raval Hotels - Luxury Rooms in a Funky Barcelona Neighbourhood

4 Star Raval Hotels - Luxury Rooms in a Funky Barcelona Neighbourhood | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
The 4 Star Raval Hotels available show a definite change in fortunes for this once rundown neighbourhood and offer luxury accommodation at often - but not always - very reasonable prices.
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Cheap Barcelona Ramblas Hotels - One and Two-Star Accommodation

Cheap Barcelona Ramblas Hotels - One and Two-Star Accommodation | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
There are a surprising number of cheap Barcelona Ramblas hotels on the city's most famous street between Plaça Catalunya and Plaça Reial/Carrer Nou de la Rambla - an excellent location!
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Barcelona Ramblas Apartments - Self-Catering Options in Barcelona City Centre

Barcelona Ramblas Apartments - Self-Catering Options in Barcelona City Centre | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
There are many Barcelona Ramblas Apartments located close, but few on The Ramblas itself. These include Citadines Ramblas, Apart-Ramblas 108, Bacardi Ramblas Apartaments and Apartamentos Mur Mar.
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4 Star Ramblas Hotels - Luxurious Accommodation In A Prime Location

4 Star Ramblas Hotels - Luxurious Accommodation In A Prime Location | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
There's an great choice of 4 Star Ramblas Hotels combining excellent location and comfortable accommodation, many are housed in historic buildings close to Plaça Catalunya.
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District of Gràcia - From La Vila to The Hills above Park Guell

District of Gràcia - From La Vila to The Hills above Park Guell | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
Gràcia, or District VI, is the most satisfying of Barcelona's peripheral districts, and given its bars, clubs and restaurants, one of the areas you're most likely to visit.
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Camp d'en Grassot and Gracia Nova

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Camp d'en Grassot is located on the border between Gracia and the Barcelona neighbourhood of Sagrada Familia. It includes the barri of Ca l'Alegre de Dalt - home to historic CE Europa football club.
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Sagrada Familia - A Residential Neighbourhood With A Famous Name

Sagrada Familia - A Residential Neighbourhood With A Famous Name | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
The Sagrada Familia neighbourhood is inevitably best known for Gaudí's magnificent cathedral but is actually a vibrant barri in its own right.
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La Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample - Two Sides of L'Avinguda de Roma

La Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample - Two Sides of L'Avinguda de Roma | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
Stretching along Gran Via, the Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample as the name suggests is more recent than the Antiga Esquerra closer to Barcelona City Centre and comprises two mini-neighbourhoods.
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La Sagrada Familia - The Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family

La Sagrada Familia - The Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family | Barcelona Expert | Scoop.it
The Expiatory Temple of La Sagrada Familia by Antoni Gaudi is one of the best known examples of Catalan Modernisme and a symbol of the city of Barcelona.
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Fort Pienc - Centred On Estacio del Nord

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Fort Pienc, originally a fortified outpost built to keep the rebellious Barcelonans under control, is now a pleasant residential neighbourhood centred on Barcelona's main bus station.
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