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“From this week on, and until the end of the month, stalls on the Rambla that are licensed to sell animals will start moving over to a new line of business, selling gift items as well as quality and protected designation of origin (PDO) goods. Four of these stalls will be starting the new line […]

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Remodelling the Ramblas

On October 6, 2009 By

A survey carried out by La Vanguardia in 2007 estimated that 100 million people walk down Las Ramblas every single year, or which a staggering 81% were tourists.

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Plaça Reial

On September 29, 2009 By

Plaça Reial is definitely one of Barcelona’s most attractive squares and, just a step away from Las Ramblas, it’s easy to understand its popularity – a favourite place for many to sit and watch the world go by.

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La Boquería

On September 25, 2009 By

Although it’s officially known as the Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boquería, just about everyone in town knows this popular, bustling, atmospheric market simply as La Boquería and its 250 plus stalls, with an entrance from Las Ramblas, make it a fascinating place to wander around.

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The Golondrinas are a small fleet of tourist boats that will take you on an excursion around the port, or as far as the Forum and back. They are located right at the bottom of the Ramblas, close to the bridge that crosses to Maremagnum.

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Street Crime in Barcelona

On March 5, 2009 By

One unfortunate side of life in Barcelona is the amount of bag snatching and pick pocketing. Be particularly conscious of this when you are on the Ramblas or visiting Plaça Reial, as well as all train stations, the airport, or travelling on the metro.

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