La Rambla, Barcelona Photos

La Rambla is Barcelona's most prominent walking street running between the Old Port and the Plaça de Catalunya. It was upgraded to its modern design in the 1880s and played a role in the 1888 Universal Exposition.

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Columbus Monument built for Universal Exposition by Rafael Atché. Barcelona, Spain.Edificio Colón over Catalonia Naval Building, la Rambla & Barcelona beyond. Barcelona, Spain.La Rambla seen with Naval building from Columbus Monument observation platform. Barcelona, Spain.Catalonia Naval Building. Barcelona, Spain.
Columbus Monument (1888) (60m/197ft) (port end of La Rambla) built for Universal Exposition by Rafael Atché. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Gaietà Buigas i Monravà. Edificio Colón over Catalonia Naval Building, la Rambla & Barcelona beyond. Barcelona, Spain.La Rambla seen with Naval building from Columbus Monument observation platform. Barcelona, Spain.Catalonia Naval Building (1792) (Port end of La Rambla). Barcelona, Spain.
Catalonia Naval Building. Barcelona, Spain.Buildings of the Rambla area & Gobierno Militar seen from Columbus Monument observation platform. Barcelona, Spain.Gobierno Militar building. Barcelona, Spain.Columbus Monument lion & Gobierno Militar on Passeig de Colom. Barcelona, Spain.
Catalonia Naval Building (1792). Barcelona, Spain.Buildings of the Rambla area & Gobierno Militar seen from Columbus Monument observation platform. Barcelona, Spain.Gobierno Militar building (1920) (Passeig de Colom). Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Adolf Florensa i Ferrer.Columbus Monument lion & Gobierno Militar on Passeig de Colom. Barcelona, Spain.
Gobierno Militar building on Passeig de Colom. Barcelona, Spain.Frederic Soler i Hubert poet, playwright & theatrical entrepreneur statue 1906 by Agustín Querol on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Hotel Ramblas. Barcelona, Spain.Teatre Principal. Barcelona, Spain.
Gobierno Militar building on Passeig de Colom. Barcelona, Spain.Frederic Soler i Hubert (aka Serafí Pitarra) poet, playwright & theatrical entrepreneur statue 1906 by Agustín Querol on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Hotel Ramblas (1800) (La Rambla 33). Barcelona, Spain.Teatre Principal (1788) (La Rambla). Barcelona, Spain.
Art kiosk on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Art kiosk on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Gran Teatre del Liceu. Barcelona, Spain.Facade of Gran Teatre del Liceu. Barcelona, Spain.
Art kiosk on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Art kiosk on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Gran Teatre del Liceu (1847) (La Rambla). Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Miquel Garriga i Roca.Facade of Gran Teatre del Liceu. Barcelona, Spain.
Portal of Gran Teatre del Liceu. Barcelona, Spain.Internacional Hotel. Barcelona, Spain.Building with statue of Santa Eulàlia by Eduard Batiste Alentorn. Barcelona, Spain.Casa Bruno Cuadros, hexagonal tower of Santa Maria del Pi & Plà de la Boqueria 1 on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.
Portal of Gran Teatre del Liceu. Barcelona, Spain.Internacional Hotel (1894) (La Rambla 78-80). Barcelona, Spain.Building (Plà de la Boqueria 1) with statue (1900) of Santa Eulàlia by Eduard Batiste Alentorn. Barcelona, Spain.Casa Bruno Cuadros, hexagonal tower of Santa Maria del Pi & Plà de la Boqueria 1 on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.
Casa Bruno Cuadros originally an umbrella shop. Barcelona, Spain.Dragon sculpture holding Chinese lantern & fan over umbrella at Casa Bruno Cuadros on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Umbrellas & fans on facade of Casa Bruno Cuadros on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Palau Güell built for patron Eusebi Güell. Barcelona, Spain.
Casa Bruno Cuadros (1883) (La Rambla at Plaça de la Boqueria) originally an umbrella shop. Barcelona, Spain. Style: Modernista. Architect: Josep Vilaseca.Dragon sculpture holding Chinese lantern & fan over umbrella at Casa Bruno Cuadros on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Umbrellas & fans on facade of Casa Bruno Cuadros on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Palau Güell (1886-89) (Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 3-5) built for patron Eusebi Güell. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Antoni Gaudí.
Hexagonal Gothic bell tower of Church of Santa Maria del Pi. Barcelona, Spain.Pavement mosaic art by Joan Miró on la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Ice cream stand on la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Palau Nou de Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.
Hexagonal Gothic bell tower of Church of Santa Maria del Pi (1319-91) (Pl. del Pi 7 off La Rambla). Barcelona, Spain.Pavement mosaic art (1976) by Joan Miró on la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain. Ice cream stand on la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Palau Nou de Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.
Fountain in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Plaça Reial off la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Lampstand by Antoni Gaudí in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Lampstand by Antoni Gaudí in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.
Fountain in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Plaça Reial (19th C) off la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Francesc Daniel Molina i Casamajó.Lampstand (1878) by Antoni Gaudí in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Lampstand (1878) by Antoni Gaudí in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.
Lampstand by Antoni Gaudí in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Young boy at Lampstand by Antoni Gaudí in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Sunday market at Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Sunday stamp & coin market at Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.
Lampstand (1878) by Antoni Gaudí in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Young boy at Lampstand by Antoni Gaudí in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Sunday market at Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.Sunday stamp & coin market at Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain.
Antigua Casa Figueras by Antoni Ros, Lambert Escaler, Rigalt Co., Granell & Co. & Mario Maragliano. Barcelona, Spain.Mosaic front of Antigua Casa Figueras. Barcelona, Spain.Mosaic side of Antigua Casa Figueras. Barcelona, Spain.Mosaic corner of Antigua Casa Figueras. Barcelona, Spain.
Antigua Casa Figueras (decorated 1902) (Rambla 83) by Antoni Ros, Lambert Escaler, Rigalt Co., Granell & Co. & Mario Maragliano. Barcelona, Spain.Mosaic front of Antigua Casa Figueras. Barcelona, Spain.Mosaic side of Antigua Casa Figueras. Barcelona, Spain.Mosaic corner of Antigua Casa Figueras. Barcelona, Spain.
Mercat St. Josep off la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Fruit stand in Mercat St. Josep. Barcelona, Spain.Mushrooms at Mercat St. Josep. Barcelona, Spain.Cheese at Mercat St. Josep. Barcelona, Spain.
Mercat St. Josep (La Boqueria) (1914 ) off la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Fruit stand in Mercat St. Josep. Barcelona, Spain.Mushrooms at Mercat St. Josep. Barcelona, Spain.Cheese at Mercat St. Josep. Barcelona, Spain.
Smoothies at Mercat St. Josep. Barcelona, Spain.Flower market along la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Flower market on la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.La Rambla flower market. Barcelona, Spain.
Smoothies at Mercat St. Josep. Barcelona, Spain.Flower market along la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Flower market on la Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.La Rambla flower market. Barcelona, Spain.
La Rambla flower stand. Barcelona, Spain.Palau de la Virreina now Barcelona's City Council Culture Institute. Barcelona, Spain.Baroque facade of Palau de la Virreina on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Detail of Palau de la Virreina on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.
La Rambla flower stand. Barcelona, Spain.Palau de la Virreina (1772-8) (La Rambla 99) now Barcelona's City Council Culture Institute. Barcelona, Spain. Style: Baroque. Architect: Carles Grau.Baroque facade of Palau de la Virreina on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Detail of Palau de la Virreina on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.
Roofline of Palau de la Virreina on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Casa Bagues. Barcelona, Spain.Casa Bagues & Mare de Déu de Betlem church on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Mare de Déu de Betlem church. Barcelona, Spain.
Roofline of Palau de la Virreina on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Casa Bagues (c1883) (now Bagues Hotel) (La Rambla 105). Barcelona, Spain.Casa Bagues & Mare de Déu de Betlem church on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Mare de Déu de Betlem church (1680-1729) (La Rambla at Carrer de Carme). Barcelona, Spain. Style: Baroque.
Baroque Mare de Déu de Betlem church on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.John the Baptist door of Mare de Déu de Betlem church on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Excavated Roman road & cemetery museum off La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Excavated Roman road & cemetery museum off La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.
Baroque Mare de Déu de Betlem church on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.John the Baptist door of Mare de Déu de Betlem church on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Excavated Roman road & cemetery (Via Sepucral Romana) museum off La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Excavated Roman road & cemetery (Via Sepucral Romana) museum off La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.
Tabacos de Filipinas building. Barcelona, Spain.Montecarlo Hotel. Barcelona, Spain.Poliorama Theatre. Barcelona, Spain.Facade of Poliorama Theatre with clock which marks official time of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.
Tabacos de Filipinas building (1881) (La Rambla 109) (now Hotel 1898). Barcelona, Spain.Montecarlo Hotel (1910) (La Rambla 124). Barcelona, Spain.Poliorama Theatre (1883) (La Rambla 115) (former Royal Academy of Science & Arts). Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Joseph Domenech Estapà.Facade of Poliorama Theatre (La Rambla 115) with clock (1891) which marks official time of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.
Farmacia Nadal. Barcelona, Spain.Pedestrians stroll La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Human pyramid, a tradition of Catalonia. Barcelona, Spain.Human pyramid, a tradition of Catalonia. Barcelona, Spain.
Farmacia Nadal (former farmacia Dr. Masó i Arumí) (1850 & 1918) (Rambla 121). Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Ramon Puig i Gairalt.Pedestrians stroll La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain.Human pyramid, a tradition of Catalonia. Barcelona, Spain.Human pyramid, a tradition of Catalonia. Barcelona, Spain.
Human pyramid, a tradition of Catalonia. Barcelona, Spain.


Human pyramid, a tradition of Catalonia. Barcelona, Spain.



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