Some of the city’s most important streets meet in Plaza de Cataluna, the heart of the city. Wander around the square and admire its fountains, statues, and the façades of its impressive buildings. Buy grain to feed the flocks of pigeons that gather here, or sit in one of the square’s numerous cafes, have a coffee, and people watch. Pick up a memento of your vacation at one of the many stores that occupy the square. Put Plaza de Cataluna at the forefront of your travel plans using our Barcelona online trip itinerary planner .
Tours to Plaza de Cataluna
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Duration: 40 to 120 minutes
Plaza de Cataluna Reviews
Definitely one of the cutest places we saw in Barcelona. The big water fountain with the statues, give this place all its beauty! more »
Esta plaza esta en el centro de la ciudad desde ella salen varias calles y diagonales con acceso a zonas importantes de la ciudad, es zona de comercios, bancos, etc. Sobre una de las esquinas hay un s... more »This square is in the center of the city from it leave several streets and diagonals with access to important areas of the city, is area of shops, banks, etc. Above one of the corners there is a subfloor where you can perform Tax Free.
Somewhat of a city centre. Pl. De Catalunya is a big square connecting major roads. Filled with shopping complexes, restaurants and bars this place also has a large open space in the middle usually full of birds. There is a fountain, park benches and there was a stage being set up for some show that weekend. Accessible by bus, metro. Also a stop for changing lines on the Tourist bus.
It's a typical European Square. Very spacious. Elegant and rich in history.Look out for the pigeons and guys selling useless junk like umbrellas and dead battery chargers and other cheap trinkets...pro tip brush up on your Catalan.
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