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/ January, 2020
What to do in the Born Quarter of Barcelona?

Haven’t you been in Born yet? Don’t panic. Today Sharify gives you 15 places you can’t miss in Born.

1. Santa Maria del Mar Cathedral

Don’t you know the art piece made by Berenguer de Montagut and Ramón Despuig? Don’t miss one of the most historic churches in Barcelona. It has every time a more elegant gothic style. 

2. The Antic Theater

After its total renovation, the Antic Teatre hosts around 200 artists every year. It is keeping alive by all the help of people who believe in it.

A drink on its terrace, it’s for sure a must of the thing to do in Born.

3. La Rambleta del Born

Do you feel like strolling within XVI century buildings? Do you want to enjoy one of the most famous streets in the neighbourhood? Welcome to the Rambleta del Born. Perfect both by night and day!

4. El Born Centre de Cultura

It’s a historic space. A unique centre of the XXI century collective memory. You will find this and much more at the Centro de Cultura del born. See you there!

5. Plaça de Sant Agustí Vell

Have you ever visited the Civic Center bar at the Plaça de Sant Agustí Vell?
It still keeps the ancient cloister arcades as part of its terrace, amazing!

6. Picasso’s Museum

Are you fascinated by Picasso’s drawings? In this case, you cannot miss the Picasso Museum, in Carrer Montcada.
You will discover the artist’s formative years. Her you can find 4.251 art pieces in a magic place. Are you gonna miss it?

7. The Santa Caterina Market

The Santa Caterina Market it’s the first covered market of the city.
The nowadays project was created to make the shopping more comfortable and to give a warm atmosphere.
The structure made of wooden, cement, and metal supports the multicolour ceramic cover. Shall we go shopping?

8. Palau de la Music

In one of the most beautiful areas of the quarter, you find the Palau de la Musica.
The LLuís Domènech I Montaner’s project, it’s one of the most representative monuments of the Catalan modernism.
There are guided visits every day. But we suggest you buy a ticket for one of its concerts. Enjoy the incredible acoustic in addition to the building visit.

9. Bodega “La Puntual”

Do you like eating well? La Puntual”  is your place! Here you can enjoy delicious food and drink. Come and share great moments with your friends.

10. Chocolate Museum

Are you a greedy one too? In this case, you have to stop at the Chocolate Museum. A walk through the chocolate history and art pieces made with it.

Of course, we cannot forget the shop! Your mouth is watering already.

11. Shopping in Born

A must-do in Born is, for sure, going for shopping.
Born quarter it’s the coolest in Barcelona, home of young designers and stable brands. Shoes, clothes, accessories, everything you are looking for, it’s here!

12. Parc de la Ciutadela

One of the most beautiful places in the city. Parc de la Ciutadela has been for several years the only public park in Barcelona.
It’s a green oasis full of attractions, like the Monumental Waterfall and the Catalan Parliament. The perfect place to rest. Who is bringing the towel?

13. Carrer Montacada

One of the must-do of the Born quarter it’s strolling through Carrer Montcada.
It has been one of the most prestigious streets in Barcelona. It was the street of the rich Barceloneses within the XIV and the XVIII centuries. Today you can admire their magnificent buildings.

14. Guzzo

If you are strolling through the Born, for sure one of the thing you have to do it’s getting into the Guzzo
A fascinating place in the center of the Born. Here you will find art, gastronomy, music, cocktails and good vibes. Don’t miss it!

15. Espai Mescladis

In Carrer del Carders you find a no-profit restaurant: the Espai Mescladis.

A Fundació Ciutadania Multicultural’s idea. A place where people in difficulties or migrants can be part of the socio-working world.
Delicious dishes and activities for everyone. Come closer to this small unselfish corner, you won’t regret it!

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