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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  • If you love to sit and people watch, then this is the place to do it. I love this square. There are multiple restaurants with a variety of foods to choose from. Along with a beautiful fountain, gorgeo...  more »
  • This plaza is really a hidden gem. Close to the Ramblas but a feels bit tucked away from the crowd. It feels a bit cozy with the restaurants, bars, palm trees and the people walking around. I would re...  more »
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