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Opened in 1450 (not any other date you may find on copy T-Shirts) this is a landmark on the opposite side of the shopping strip.
You'll see early architecture, large Spanish arches and a few well established orange trees in the court yard for 'play...More
Just that, a university with most of the buildings for classes and offices. Those on the Square allow a look inside and the ATMs therein may be cheaper. Some bulletin boards may be of interest for those looking for a tutor or a room to...More
This site is down the road from Plaça Catalunya and worth a gander. Inside the central front doors go in a little ways. On your right is an incredibly elaborate staircase, decked out with gaudy paintings and tapestries. You can climb the stairs.
Date of experience: February 2015
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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
exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.