"L?Eixample region" L?Eixample District Tip by LanaFromRiga

L?Eixample District, Barcelona: 21 reviews and 33 photos

  One of beautiful buildings in Passeig de Garcia
by LanaFromRiga

This part of Barcelona built in the middle of 19th century when the government of Barcelona decided to enlarge the city. The decision was to build the city in place of nearest countryside. Names of these rural places are in titles of nowadays streets. For example Passeig de Garcia Street is in the place of country Garcia. The plan of Barcelona?s enlarging created architect I.Serd ? y ? Sunera. The word ?L?Eixample? from Catalan language means ?Enlargement?.

Directions: In the centre of Barcelona

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 24, 2005
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