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La Rambla

Rambla de les Flors (Rambla of the flowers)

Rambla Canaletes
Rambla dels Estudis
Rambla de les Flors
Rambla Caputxins
Rambla Sta. Mònica

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Its real name is Rambla de Sant Josep, but the famous Catalan writer Josep Mē de Segarra gave it its current name.

Its flower stalls are world-famous, and close by are sites of interest such as the Mercat de la Boqueria, the city's most famous market, and the Palau de la Virreina.

PALAU DE LA VIRREINA
This is the best example of civil Catalan architecture of the 18th century, of baroque style, currently housing the cultural section of Barcelona Town Hall. Temporary exhibitions are organized here, and it also houses the Museu Numismātic de Catalunya and the Museu Postal.

MERCAT DE LA BOQUERIA
Built in the year 1914, this is the most famous of the 41 markets of Barcelona, thanks to its quality products and its stalls, the most beautiful of the city. People from all over the city come here to shop for special occasions, such as Christmas.

PLAĮA DEL PI
This is one of the most beautiful squares of the city, popular with artists and street musicians. In this square is the Basilica of Santa MĒ del Pi and the house of the Gremio de los Revendedores, which dates from 1685.


   
   
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