A rare 15th-century gem, Palau Centelles is on the corner of Baixada de Sant Miquel. You can wander into the fine Gothic-Renaissance...
Hires city, road and mountain bikes. Also offers tours.
The Ajuntament, otherwise known as the Casa de la Ciutat, has been the seat of power for centuries. The Consell de Cent (the city’s...
A wonderfully photogenic candlelit spot tucked down a tiny lane in El Call, Salterio serves Turkish coffee, authentic mint teas and...
This bright, modern tapas bar and restaurant serves mostly Catalan dishes with varying specials (including seafood paella for one). The...
Carrer del Pas de l’Ensenyança 2 · interesting places nearby
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A tiny chocolate box of dark tinted Modernisme, the ‘Umbrella’ has been serving up drinks since the 1960s. The turn-of-the-20th-century decor was transferred here from a shop knocked down elsewhere in the district and cobbled back together to create this cosy locale.
Take a trip in time from Modernisme to medieval by heading downstairs to the brick and stone basement bar area. Amid 11th-century walls, live bands – funk, soul, rock, blues – hold court on Fridays and Saturdays (from 11.30pm).