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The popular shopping street..Passeig de Gracia

Entertainment, WHAT TO VISIT — By on mayo 31, 2012 5:36 pm

Passeig de Gracia

The Passeig de Gracia is one of the main avenues in Barcelona due to its importance for tourism, shopping business and great works of modernist architecture, like the buildings of Antoni Gaudi or Lluis Domenech i Montaner.

If you are in Barcelona, you should not miss this famous avenue and take a few hours to see everything what worth seeing. The avenue is located in the heart of the city center and it connects Plaza Catalynua from the north.

Passeig de Gracia is famous for being the most expensive street for shopping in Barcelona and also one of the most representatives in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Nowadays, it has become the most elegant avenue and one with the highest number of modernist buildings. The central boulevard includes the architecture of Antoni Gaudi like Casa Battlo or La Pedrera. However, this avenue is mostly famous as a shopping street.

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Passeig de Gracia and Shopping

Besides being one of the best avenues to visit Catalan modernism, this avenue is very important commercially. You can find here the best national and international brands with their boutiques. Of the most prestigious is a boutique of Adolfo Dominguez or Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermès and Laurel. From the international brands we can choose among Max Mara, Escada or Armand Bassi.

However, you are lower with you budget you can find here also more economic and affordable brands like Zara, Mango or H&M.

If you are fed up with the shopping you can always do a bit of sightseeing and go to visit some of the Gaudi´s works which is present almost at every corner.

You find here also some of the most luxurious restaurants to have a meal or just regular bar where you can relax with the beer drinking on the terrace.

If you come to Barcelona, remember this avenue is worth seeing and it will make your day!

 

See our Barcelona accommodation near to the Passeig de Gracia.

Margarita

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