The district Eixample dret is famous for the more emblematic monument of Barcelona Sagrada Familia, the part where this greatest work of the modern architecture stands wears its name and is one of the most special places in the city, always crowded with the tourists from all over the world, all kind of restaurants, bars, cafeterias, fast food establishments, nice shops, supermarkets, municipal market, the cinemas and several monuments worthy to visit.
La Sagrada Familia, the masterpiece of Antonio Gaudí is undoubtedly one of the major claims of the city for tourists. It is still unfinished due to its grandiosity. The temple is one of the best examples of the imagination of the great architect, with many symbolic elements. Currently, the construction process is managed by other artists and the date when it will be finished is still undefined.
Another modernist landmark is Hospital de Sant Pau. Its architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner was another of the great names of Modernism in Barcelona. These two most important monuments are communicated by Gaudí Avenue; a pleasant promenade which is filled with all kinds of shops, restaurants, pubs and some bars where to take the first drink of the night. This avenue is pedestrian and lovely to have a walk and enjoy the views of the world architecture masterpieces.
Following the street Marina you can get to the bullring Plaza de toros Monumental, amazing building of the neomudejar style, with mosaic facade, the only active corrida ring in Barcelona nowadays. Continuing to the end of Marina Street you will get Villa Olimpica, the beaches and the night life area of Barcelona.
Several important street of the city cross the area of Sagrada Familia as Mallorca street, Provenza street, Padilla street etc. All these are full of nice food and leisure establishments; you can find here all kind of national or International kitchen restaurants, clubs, cocktail bars and really interesting area for both, cultural or entertainment visits to the city.
Due to the interest towards the monuments located in here, Sagrada Familia district is one of the most requested areas by the tourists, that is why there are many tourist rental apartments over this part of the city. It has all the necessary infrastructure and conditions to make your stay comfortable and unforgettable.
Sagrada Familia is considered as a centric area of the city, it is communicated by the large number of buses and underground system (Line 2, stops: Monumental, Encants, Sagrada Familia; Line 5, stops: Sagrada Familia, Hospital Sant Pau) to the heart of Barcelona.
Las Ramblas are at 10 minutes distance by the underground and the beaches are almost at the same distance. It is very recommendable zone for the tourist who would like to enjoy their stay just a couple of steps away from the major tourist attraction object in the city.
Some apartments in this area