Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas is a famous street full of life and energy in the heart of Barcelona. It's a pathway going from Placa catalunya to Port Vell Harbour bounding the Reval as well as the gothic parts of the old city.

Las Ramblas Barcelona

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In a sunny evening, Las Ramblas is buzzing with millions of people fully enjoying their time. This landmark of Barcelona is a magnet for tourists with its numerous facilities and entertaining sights.

At Las Ramblas street, you find all sort of  skilled street painters, colorful flower shops, fancy hotels and the smell of delicious typical dishes coming from numerous restaurants. The energetic street is divided to six Ramblas. La Rambla Del Estudis is where the most of street performers are gathered while La Rambla de Santa Monica holds the Christopher Columbus statue and Santa Monica art center.

La Rambla de Mar has one of the largest aquariums in Europe. La Rambla De Les Flors features not only flower shops but also a popular art center, Palau De La Virreina and the boqueria food market. La Rambla de Canaletes houses a famous water drink fountain with the legendary story that everyone who drinks from it comes back to Barcelona. La Rambla de Caputxins is home to the gran theater del Liceu and a Miro mosaic art work.