Located to the south end of La Rambla, Gothic Quarter is home to some of the city’s oldest buildings and streets. Some mysterious alleys in the area, dating from 13-15th century, are mixed with the hip-culture of the present Barcelona creating a mix of architectural styles.
A Gothic Quarter Walking Tour in Barcelona takes you on a guided journey through the winding streets and alleys, visit iconic landmarks like the Cathedral of Barcelona and the Plaça del Rei, and discover hidden gems like charming plazas and tucked-away alleyways. It's a fascinating and immersive way to experience one of Barcelona's most iconic neighborhoods.
Cathedral of Barcelona
The Cathedral of Barcelona, also known as the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia, is one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. This stunning Gothic-style cathedral was built between the 13th and 15th centuries and features a stunning facade adorned with intricate carvings and towering spires.
Inside, visitors can marvel at the cathedral's beautiful stained-glass windows, soaring arches, and ornate chapels. The highlight of the cathedral is the stunning cloister, which is home to a tranquil garden filled with palm trees, orange trees, and a beautiful fountain.
Another interesting feature of the Cathedral of Barcelona is the crypt, which houses the tomb of Saint Eulalia, the patron saint of Barcelona. Visitors can descend into the crypt to see the tomb and learn about the life and legacy of this revered saint.
Admission: from €9, book ticket here