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The El Born/ La Ribera neighbourhoods are much like the more famous Gothic Quarter packed with little side streets teeming with great architectural styles and interesting sites and Escultura Carmela was one such amazing piece of architecture my twin brother Stephen and I stumbled upon...More
You'll appreciate it if you walk to the back.
This is a very thin sculpture.
It's worth seeing. This picture doesn't do it justice!
El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants
ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.