"Plaza Real" Plaša Reial Tip by June.b

Plaša Reial, Barcelona: 54 reviews and 92 photos

by June.b
  • Plaza Real - Barcelona
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    by June.b
  • Plaza Real - Barcelona
  • Plaza Real - Barcelona
  • Plaza Real - Barcelona

19th century Plaza Real / Plaša Reial / Royal Plaza is in fact a part of the Barri Gotico and maybe the first plaza that you may encounter in Barcelona because it usually is the meeting point of some walking tours and it's on La Rambla - the main activity avenue of Barcelona.

The elaborate lantern that may caught your eyes standing at the plaza was actually Antoni Gaudi's first commissioned work - at least according to our free walking tour guide.

You'll find lots of people here during the day, it's the meeting/starting point for the Barri Gotico walking tour as well as the Gaudi tour. In the evening as well because it houses some of Barca's nightspots.

The plaza is designed by Francesc Daniel Molina i Casamajo.

Since I was staying beside the Metro Parallel, I could easily take the metro to station Liceu BUT I don't, I normally take a leisure 10-minute walk along Carrer Nou de la Rambla, it's almost at the end of this street.

Address: Plaša Reial
Directions: Barri Gotic east of La Rambla. Metro: Liceu
Website: http://www.lareial.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 14, 2010
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