Discover with us what the gothic district of Barcelona has to offer, the most emblematic areas of the old town which are just few steps around the hotel.
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The Gothic Cathedral of Barcelona is the result of the obstinacy and tenacity of its citizens: it was built over six hundred years, between the 13th and 19th Centuries. Nowadays, it stands bright and airy in an area that was the outskirts of the Roman city.
Government power is very much present in Plaza San Jaime: at one end we find the “Palau de la Generalitat” with its Renaissance façade, which is where the Catalan Government meets; and at the other we see Barcelona’s Town Hall.
This arcade-surrounded square is famous in Barcelona for it rectangular layout, palm trees and sunny bar-terraces. Around it, there are many bars, restaurants and music clubs.
This romantic church, built in the 14th Century has two amazing octagonal towers and a beautiful rose window. The interior is incredibly beautiful, with high ceilings and a wide aisle lined with lithe and dark columns that hold the ancient roof cover.
The wavy and dynamic roof of Santa Caterina’s Market, - held up by an expressive structure-, reproduces the colours of the fruit and vegetables inside, adding to the youthful spirit of this historical neighbourhood.
With the creation of the Palau de la Música Catalana (the Palace of Catalan Music) Doménech i Montaner gave form to an outstanding Modernist jewel. This is a breathtaking, profusely decorated and colourful concert hall that was born thanks to both architectonic talent and local craftwork. It was built between 1905 and 1908 to become Barcelona’s musical venue per excellence.