Placa Reial, Barcelona

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One of the most attractive and popular squares in Barcelona, Placa Reial dazzles with its architecture by day and entertains with its restaurants and nightclubs by night. Francesc Daniel Molina i Casamajó designed the plaza in the 19th century, and famed local architect Antoni Gaudí later created the lanterns that decorate it. All you really need to do is pull up a seat at a cafe, watch passersby, and soak up the atmosphere. For Placa Reial and beyond, use our Barcelona trip itinerary maker site to get the most from your Barcelona vacation.
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  • We found Placa Reial by coincidence when we were looking for our booked restaurant near the square. Plaça Reial is located at one of the side streets of La Rambla. Despite it's not big, it is a...  more »
  • The square is famous for its nightlife, restaurants, beautiful palm trees and impressive streetlamps designed by Antonio Gaudi. One of the most beautiful squares in the Gothic Quarter.  more »

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