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Placa d'Espanya, Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Nice arena, nice towers, nice neighbourhood. 5 min away there is the famous magic fountain

Thank piotrh794
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely square - we stayed at the Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya, which is a 10 minute walk. The square is buzzing. Its next to the Arena de Barcelona, which is if go to the top you get a great view of the square.

Thank Rak G
Reviewed 1 week ago

One huge plaza or placa in Catalan. The amazing magic fountain is here. The old bull ring ( Barcelona banned bullfighting) and more. Not as many cafes and more government buildings but a nice placa none the less.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the nicest squares in Barcelona. You find around and near by the square some beautiful constructions and monuments. The commercial center named Arena de Barcelona, which used to be a bullfighting arena, the Torres Venecianes two Venetian style towers, and some beautiful streets...More

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vehicles and buildings is what you’ll see and it is a bit Placa! If you’re visiting and stop here, there’s plenty to see and walk towards. However, there is little place eat. Most government buildings. I would recommend coming here at night and walk to...More

Thank TotooIto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our time in Placa Espanya, the fountains were great, the escalator up to Montjuic and the stairs made it a good meeting place and while we were there Octoberfest was on in Placa Espanya so there were big crowds. It was also where we...More

Thank Nanette132
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barcelona has several points of interest and this is certainly one not to miss as well. The two tall bell towers modeled after the ones in Venice anchor one end of the plaza. There's a large traffic circle that houses another tall monument. One red...More

Thank rraposo2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of people day and night, fountains, brick towers, arena, conventions , hotels and more. Always something going on. Served by underground stop Espanya.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A large traffic round about and a hub for buses, metro and airport buses. A couple of hotels and a large shopping center “Arenas”. Other then this no reason to come hear. Very noisy.

Thank Therese S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plaça Espanya is a must go destination on any holiday to this beautiful city. The plaza is built on the site previously used for public hangings ,the plaza was built in time for the 1929 International Exhibition,there's so much to see here from the amazing...More

Thank 293neilk
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Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
...More
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Martina S
24 August 2018|
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Response from tchell2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hello,we got to the station,placa espania,it is located under a huge traffic island,or round about,with several entrances,all leading through walkways,we asked at the first kiosk,where ticket office was,bought tickets to... More
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Martina S
24 August 2018|
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Response from Basav_Roychoudhury | Reviewed this property |
Same building. Once you get down from metro, just follow the signs, it is easy.
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Kolly123
24 July 2016|
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Response from Eagle A | Reviewed this property |
The schedule for the Summer season is as follows: 1 June - 31 August: Thursday - Sunday: 21:00 - 23:30 Musical displays: 21:00, 21:30, 22:00, 22:30 and 23:00
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