Street sights in Barcelona
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An early example of town planning, this medieval high street was driven towards the sea from the road that in the 12th century led northeast from the city walls. It was the city's snootiest address for the merchant classes. The bulk of the great mansions that remain today mostly date to the 14th and 15th centuries.
This area was the commercial heartland of medieval Barcelona. Five of the mansions on the east side of the street have been linked to house the Museu Picasso. Across the road, others house the Museu Barbier-Mueller d’Art Pre-Colombí and the Disseny Hub. Several other mansions on this street are commercial art galleries where you’re welcome to browse. The…