Casa Pia Batlló
Vilaseca’s Casa Pia Batlló , built between 1891 and 1896, is interesting in its use of ironwork, especially along the 1st- and top-floor...
Fundación Francisco Godia
Francisco Godia (1921–90), head of one of Barcelona’s great establishment families, liked fast cars (he came sixth in the 1956 Grand...
Universitat de Barcelona
Although a university was first set up on what is now La Rambla in the 16th century, the present, glorious mix of (neo) Romanesque,...
You don’t quite know what to expect when heading downstairs into this cocktail den. Then you are confronted by its vastness and the...
This place is good for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Come in for your morning coffee and croissant, or wait until lunch to enjoy choosing...
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 616 · interesting places nearby
Enter the world of travel in this extensive bookshop, which is a mecca for guidebooks, maps, travel literature and all sorts of other books likely to induce a severe case of itchy feet. It has a travellers’ notice board and, downstairs, a travel agent.