Gothic Quarter, Barcelona Photos

Barcelona's Gothic Quarter with its narrow, twisting streets comprises the Cathedral, remnants of Roman structures and former city walls, an array of medieval Gothic structures, plus a few Modernista structures. Prominent sites in the Gothic Quarter include La Rambla, Plaça Reial, Berenguer Square with the Cathedral, Plaça Sant Jaume with Barcelona's City Hall, and the area around the Picasso Museum.

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Barcelona Cathedral projects above old city. Barcelona, Spain.Towers of Barcelona Cathedral. Barcelona, Spain.Bell Tower of Barcelona Cathedral above buildings of Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain.Spire of Barcelona Cathedral under restoration. Barcelona, Spain.
Barcelona Cathedral projects above old city. Barcelona, Spain.Towers of Barcelona Cathedral. Barcelona, Spain.Bell Tower of Barcelona Cathedral above buildings of Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain.Spire of Barcelona Cathedral under restoration. Barcelona, Spain.
Gothic details of Cathedral of Holy Cross & Saint Eulalia. Barcelona, Spain.Cathedral of Holy Cross & Saint Eulalia. Barcelona, Spain.Barcelona skyline with Cathedral & skyscrapers beyond. Barcelona, Spain.Temple structure atop building at Via Laietana & Carrer de l'Argenteria with bell tower beyond. Barcelona, Spain.
Gothic details of Cathedral of Holy Cross & Saint Eulalia. Barcelona, Spain.Cathedral of Holy Cross & Saint Eulalia (Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia) (13th-15th C). Barcelona, Spain. Style: Gothic.Barcelona skyline with Cathedral & skyscrapers beyond. Barcelona, Spain.Temple structure atop building at Via Laietana & Carrer de l'Argenteria with bell tower beyond. Barcelona, Spain.
Gothic buildings along Bishop Street. Barcelona, Spain.Gothic-style bridge over Bishop Street. Barcelona, Spain.Gargoyles projecting over Carrer del Bisbe. Barcelona, Spain.Memorial to Martyrs of Independence, Barcelonans executed for plotting an uprising against the Napoleonic French invaders. Barcelona, Spain.
Gothic buildings along Bishop Street (Carrer del Bisbe). Barcelona, Spain.Gothic-style bridge over Bishop Street (Pont del carrer del Bisbe) (1928). Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Joan Rubio i Bellver.Gargoyles projecting over Carrer del Bisbe. Barcelona, Spain.Memorial (1929) to Martyrs of Independence, Barcelonans executed (1809) for plotting an uprising against the Napoleonic French invaders. Barcelona, Spain.
Gate of Roman wall. Barcelona, Spain.Gate of Roman wall. Barcelona, Spain.Terminal arch of aqueduct abutting Gate of Roman wall. Barcelona, Spain.Octagonal bell tower of Chapel of St. Agatha. Barcelona, Spain.
Gate of Roman wall (4th C) (Plaça Nova). Barcelona, Spain.Gate of Roman wall (4th C) (Plaça Nova). Barcelona, Spain.Terminal arch of aqueduct abutting Gate of Roman wall (4th C). Barcelona, Spain.Octagonal bell tower of Chapel of St. Agatha (13th-15th C) (Plaça del Rei). Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Bertran Riquer.
Chapel of St. Agatha octagonal bell tower atop Roman Wall. Barcelona, Spain.Barcelona city walls built atop Roman Wall in Berenguer Square. Barcelona, Spain.Monument of Ramón Berenguer III the Great by Joseph Llimona in Plaza de Ramón Berenguer. Barcelona, Spain.Plaça de la Seu in front of Cathedral. Barcelona, Spain.
Chapel of St. Agatha octagonal bell tower atop Roman Wall. Barcelona, Spain.Barcelona city walls built atop Roman Wall in Berenguer Square. Barcelona, Spain.Monument of Ramón Berenguer III the Great (1880) by Joseph Llimona in Plaza de Ramón Berenguer. Barcelona, Spain.Plaça de la Seu in front of Cathedral. Barcelona, Spain.
Casa de la Pía Almoina on Plaça de la Seu. Barcelona, Spain.Neoclassical buildings on Plaça de la Seu. Barcelona, Spain.Reial Cercle Artistic gallery. Barcelona, Spain.Sculpture of creature slaying a dragon at Reial Cercle Artistic gallery. Barcelona, Spain.
Casa de la Pía Almoina on Plaça de la Seu. Barcelona, Spain.Neoclassical buildings on Plaça de la Seu. Barcelona, Spain.Reial Cercle Artistic gallery (C/ Arcs 5 off Plaça de la Seu). Barcelona, Spain.Sculpture of creature slaying a dragon at Reial Cercle Artistic gallery. Barcelona, Spain.
Picasso friezes on Collegi d'Arquitectes building. Barcelona, Spain.El fris dels Gegants by Pablo Picasso on Collegi d'Arquitectes building. Barcelona, Spain.Buildings on Berenguer Square & Via Laietana. Barcelona, Spain.Via Laietana streetscape north of Berenguer Square. Barcelona, Spain.
Picasso friezes on Collegi d'Arquitectes building (Plaça de la Seu). Barcelona, Spain.El fris dels Gegants (Giants Frieze) by Pablo Picasso on Collegi d'Arquitectes building. Barcelona, Spain.Buildings on Berenguer Square & Via Laietana. Barcelona, Spain.Via Laietana streetscape north of Berenguer Square. Barcelona, Spain.
Caixa de Pensions building. Barcelona, Spain.Caixa de Pensions building. Barcelona, Spain.Caixa de Pensions building. Barcelona, Spain.Facade details of Caixa de Pensions building. Barcelona, Spain.
Caixa de Pensions (Pension Fund) building (1917). Barcelona, Spain.Caixa de Pensions (Pension Fund) building (1917). Barcelona, Spain.Caixa de Pensions (Pension Fund) building (1917) (Via Laietana 56-58). Barcelona, Spain. Style: Neo-Gothic. Architect: Manuel Fuxà.Facade details of Caixa de Pensions (Pension Fund) building (1917). Barcelona, Spain.
Side of Caixa de Pensions building. Barcelona, Spain.Casa dels Velers with stuccoed decoration. Barcelona, Spain.Carrer de Montcada streetscape in Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain.Gothic courtyard details in Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain.
Side of Caixa de Pensions (Pension Fund) building (1917). Barcelona, Spain.Casa dels Velers (1763) (Via Laietana, 50) with stuccoed decoration. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Juan Garrido Bertrán.Carrer de Montcada streetscape in Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain.Gothic courtyard details in Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain.
Museum of Modern Art. Barcelona, Spain.Carrer de Ferran streetscape in Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain.St. James Church on Carrer de Ferran 28. Barcelona, Spain.Relief of St. James the Moorslayer over entrance of St. James Church. Barcelona, Spain.
Museum of Modern Art (MEAM) (Barra de Ferro 5). Barcelona, Spain.Carrer de Ferran streetscape in Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain.St. James Church (14th C) on Carrer de Ferran 28. Barcelona, Spain.Relief of St. James the Moorslayer over entrance of St. James Church (14th C) (Carrer de Ferran 28). Barcelona, Spain.
Street lamp on Carrer de Ferran in Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain.Casa de la Ciutat. Barcelona, Spain.Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Dome & Renaissance details of Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya on building started 1418-25. Barcelona, Spain.
Street lamp (1902) on Carrer de Ferran in Gothic Quarter. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Antoni Gallissà i Soqué.Casa de la Ciutat (Barcelona City Hall) (14th C onward) (on Plaça Sant Jaume). Barcelona, Spain. Style: Neoclassical & Gothic. Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya (1596) (Plaça Sant Jaume). Barcelona, Spain. Style: Renaissance. Architect: Pere Blai.Dome & Renaissance details of Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya on building started 1418-25. Barcelona, Spain.
St. Michael slaying dragon statue on facade of Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Mural detail of Catalan dance at Barcelona City Hall. Barcelona, Spain.Agrupació Cultural Folklòrica Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.Barcelonans gather in Cathedral square for Sardana, a Catalan circle dance which served as symbol of Catalan independence during Franco. Barcelona, Spain.
St. Michael slaying dragon statue on facade of Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Mural detail of Catalan dance at Barcelona City Hall. Barcelona, Spain.Agrupació Cultural Folklòrica Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.Barcelonans gather in Cathedral square for Sardana, a Catalan circle dance which served as symbol of Catalan independence during Franco. Barcelona, Spain.
Souvenir fans & Salvador Dali watches in shop window. Barcelona, Spain.Museu Picasso in Barcelona occupies a Gothic era series of buildings. Barcelona, Spain.

Souvenir fans & Salvador Dali watches in shop window. Barcelona, Spain.Museu Picasso (Picasso Museum) in Barcelona occupies a Gothic era series of buildings (Montcada 15-23). Barcelona, Spain.


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