What is El Born?
El Born is one of the most picturesque sites in Barcelona City. Its architectural structure shows its medieval sources. Despite the antiquity, its streets resound with the jubilant move of the people who choose this place. The attractive and varied spaces for enjoyment are offered by excellence. The night’s life, bars, coffees, restaurants, galleries, and the possibility to approach historic and cultural places ensure it is the privileged site in the preference of the travelers.
A bit of History first
Since the beginning, it was a humble neighborhood, the commerce proliferation and the development of the textile industry transformed it in the economic center of Barcelona during the XIII to XV century. Born’s Neighborhood is structured by San Pere, Santa Catalina, and Ribera Neighborhoods. Its privileged location between Laietana Street and Barceloneta allows the visitors fast access to the center of the city and the people will need to walk only for 10 minutes to get there. The transformation and development have given the quarter remarkable modernity.
Your experience will be…
Fun and enthusiasm are in the air you breathe in its streets. The abysmal attendance of people desirous to live new experiences having some coffees or meals at restaurants is the common experience to have. The night’s charge life in the Passeig of Born bars where the visitors’ dawn satisfied to enjoy good tapas and amazing cocktails with a peculiar Spanish style.
In contrast to the night’s gabble, during the day a cultural revolution was discovered. Montcada Street with the medieval environment of antiquity keeps the Picasso Museum, considered a cultural icon of the world and the biggest collection of the artist’s personal objects and also a large diversity of the finest and typical tapas from Spain.
Some nice Instagram pictures here in some place…
The France Station is an obligatory stop in the walk. It is a great and peculiar train station with a modernist construction. Them, the Museum of Catalonian History is a fascinating place that invites us to know the history of the Catalonia Autonomous Community through the documents, objects, and an interactive approach by the technology and the rooftop has one of the most amazing views of Barcelona’s Port Vell. The Santa Maria del Mar Church was built with a Catalan Gothic style, it’s a Minor Basilica and it’s also considered a symbol of the neighborhood. It is known as the Sea Cathedral and it has become an important destination for travelers because of its beautiful and majestic building.
The cultural interest, history, and amusement have blended with this place to guarantee a pleasant stay in Barcelona. I hope you´ve learned a bit more about this wonderful city and that I have awakened your curiosity, making you willing to come and visit us.
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So, that’s all folks…for now!
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