Certain of Barcelona’s most prominent streets meet at the lively Plaça de Catalunya like La Rambla, Passeig de Gràcia, Portal de l’Àngel, Carrer de Pelai, Ronda de Sant Pere or Rambla de Catalunya.
Plaça de Catalunya (Catalonia Square) has a surface area of 30,000 square meters. It is one of the largest squares in Spain and one of the most iconic parts of Barcelona. The Plaça connects the city center with the neighborhood Eixample.
Things to do in Plaça de Catalunya
The square is one of the most important shopping areas in Barcelona, as it is surrounded by shopping malls, stores, hotels, banks, bars and restaurants. This Plaza also holds several concerts, exhibitions and other types of shows.
Plaça Catalunya is extremely lively at every hour of the day, which makes it the perfect place to visit and sit on one of its benches while you watch people walk by. It is also a great place for shopping.
The Corte Inglés department store offers great views of the square from its panoramic restaurant.
Metro: Catalunya, lines 1 and 3.
Buses: 9, 14, 16, 17, 24, 28, 41, 42, 55, 58, 59, 62, 66, 67, 68, 141, Aerobús A1 and Aerobús A2.
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (453 m) Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona (463 m) MACBA – Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (503 m) Museu del Modernisme de Barcelona (586 m) Barcelona Cathedral (602 m)