Guided Tour: The Born and Barceloneta quarters

This guided tour covers the

Born district

, one of the most picturesque in the city. In the Middle Ages, numerous guilds of craftsmen and merchants, as well as a part of Barcelona nobility settled in this neighborhood located near the port.
There is still much evidence of this medieval past that we will discover during this visit.
We will continue the visit in the

Barcelonnette district

, formerly a fishing district which is now an access point to the beaches of Barcelona and the new luxury marina

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During this tour, you will discover among others:

The church of

Santa María del Mar

, the history of its construction became famous in the bestseller by Ildefonso Falcones, "The Cathedral of the Sea".

The

Passeig del Born

, a shady street, center of this now fashionable neighborhood, where many modern and unique shops have opened.

The

Born market

, a former market, transformed into a museum and cultural center since during its modernization they discovered important archaeological remains beneath its foundations. Exposed ruins testify to the structure of this district in the eighteenth century, before its destruction by Spanish troops in 1717.

The

Ciudadela Park

, one of the largest parks in Barcelona, designed for the Universal Exhibition of 1888. Several buildings constructed for the Universal Exhibition have been preserved such as the monumental fountain, the castle of the three dragons, built by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, one of the fathers of Modernism, and the magnificent greenhouse.

The

France train station

, completed in 1929, considered a very balanced application of art deco and modernist concepts.

The district of

Barceloneta

and

Port Vell

, the old Barcelona harbor.

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