Barcelona Plaça Catalunya

Barcelona Plaça Catalunya


Plaça Catalunya (in Catalan), or Plaza Cataluña (in spanish), the Catalonia square represents an axis of rotation, as well as a major intersection of the city. with its large number of access posible, the Catalunya square (plaza Catalunya) is one of the meeting point the most often recommended to find each other in the center of Barcelona.
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1 - Fountain Plaça Catalunya

more spectacular at night than during the day, the fountains of the Place Catalunya offer interplay of sounds and lights.
In order to respect the good neighbourhood and ad sound at the show, for those who are interested, the city Council of Barcelona proposes the application "Fonts BCN" which allows to enjoy totally of the audio and visual attraction like the same principle of the magic fountains of Montjuic, from the Barcelona Cataluny place.
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2 - Josep Clarà goddess

The goddess who's sitting in the middle of the water on one of the Catalonia square ends, work of the famous spanish sculptor Josep Clarà i Ayats, is one of the sculptures of the Barcelona place most visited.
The ivory coloured naked woman who takes a bath on one of the angles of the Catalunya place (near Ramblas), also known as Enigma, was definitely installed in 1929 at the inauguration of the international exposition.
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3 - Francesc Macià monument

The Francesc Macià monument is one of the nice sculptures planted around the Catalonia square mosaic floor.

Located in the southern of the place, the Fancesc Macià monument was founded by Josep Maria Subirachs in 1991 in honour of the former president of Generalitat.
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On some occasions, as well as the new year celebrations of Barcelona, the Plaça de Catalunya is biginning to look like an ice rink, an outdoor concert, or alternatively an exhibition space and event place.

But almost every day of the year, the famous Catalonia square (Plaça de Catalunya) is occupied by a very large concentration of pigeons who have made this inescapable of Barcelona, their headquarters
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Barcelona Plaça Catalunya metro stop

There are many different opportunities to get to Plaça Catalunya by metro.

The Plaça Catalunya is accessible through the lines 1, 3, 6 and 7, from Catalunya or Plaça Catalunya stations.
How to go from Plaça Catalunya to Barcelona park Guell

To get to the parc Guell from Plaça Catalunya, take the line 3 of the metro (green line) in direction Trinitat Nova from Catalunya station to Lesseps or Vallcarca stations..
How to get to Sagrada Familia from the Plaça Catalunya

To get to Sagrada Familia from Plaça Catalunya by metro, take the line 3 in the direction of Trinitat Nova, from Catalunya station to Passeig de Gracia and change with the line 2 in the Badalona Pompeu Fabra direction to Sagrada Familia..
How to get to plaça catalunya from barcelona airport

To make the trip between the airport of Barcelona and the city centre, you can take the aerobus (see picture on right) wich make the link between Plaça Catalunya and Barcelone el Prat airport terminal 1 and 2. .
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Plaça Catalunya near Puerta de Angel
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After Plaça Catalunya, discover more about Barcelona :
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Paseo de Gracia of Barcelona

Lined with shops, restaurants, as well as monuments and exceptional architectures, the Passeig de Gracia, connection between Plaça Catalunya and the district of Gracia, is part of the inescapable walks in Barcelone.
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Ramblas of Barcelona

Ramblas, one of the most frequently used avenues of Barcelona, separates the Gothic district (barrio Gotico) and the district of Raval. Its 2 kilometers of inescapable walk extend from the Plaça Catalunya to the port Vell group artists, musicians, painters, and a large number of shops.
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Barcelona Gothic quarter
(Barrio Gotico)

Get to the Gothic quarter of Barcelona via Urquinaona metro station and go of to explore a labyrinth of alleyways where places, museums, churches, Roman remains and architecture that chart the history of the most popular and oldest district of Barcelona.
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Zoo of Barcelona Barcelona zoological park

Our friends animals also form an inescapable part of the city of Barcelona. Just a few meters away the beaches of Barcelona, large number of animal species make an appointment with you.
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Barcelona Port Vell
The oldest harbour of Barcelona

The old harbour (Port Vell in Catalan) is one of the marina ports of Barcelona. Follow the port Vell to return you quietly to the Barcelona Beaches with a very pleasant walk extended from the Colon place to Barceloneta.
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Barcelona Wax Museum
Passatge de la Banca, 7, Barcelona

Located right next to the Barcelona Drassanes metro station (few steps away from the harbour), the Barcelona wax museum contains hundreds of personalities.
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Casa Batllo Barcelona
The most famous house of Barcelona

With skeleton similarities and balconies which look like strongly human skulls, the Barcelona Casa Batllo monument (From Antoni Gaudi) is easily locatable in the middle of the Paseo de Gracia.
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Barcelona Santa Eulalia Cathedral

Lived permanently by gooses who protect the convent there, the Santa Eulalià cathedral is a Gothic church of Barcelona of which the current building was essentially built between 1298 and 1450.
The body of Santa Eulàlia, co-boss of Barcelona, is buried there.
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Barcelona Plaça Catalunya
The most visited place of Barcelona

Plaça Catalunya (Catalonia Square), the intersection point among the most beautiful and inescapable avenues of Barcelona such as the Rambla, Passeig de Gracia, the Rambla Catalunya, and Puerta del Angel, is accessible by the lines 1, 3, 6 and 7 of the metro of Barcelona.
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