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