Plaza Catalunya - Plaça de Catalunya Featured Popular

Address
Plaça de Catalunya, 08002, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
Catalunya
City District
Eixample: Eixample D
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Plaza Catalunya - Plaça de Catalunya
Plaça de Catalunya. Plaza Catalunya is downtown Barcelona's central square. It was designed by architect Francesc de Paula Nebot and inaugurated on November 2nd 1927 by Spanish King Alphonso XIII. It was designed with a small temple, a central colonnade, fountains and sculptures.

When the square was opened there were 29 sculptures in stone and bronze by leading sculptors of the time. Josep M. Subirachs's monument to former President Francesco Macià later brought the number of sculptures to 29.

Plaza Catalunya is the center of public transport in Barcelona with many metro and tourist bus connections, so this is a good place to stay in Barcelona. Read more about where to stay in Barcelona. The biggest and main Barcelona Tourist office is an underground office underneath Plaza Catalunya.

Plaza Catalunya is where some of Barcelona´s most famous streets connect One is La Rambla walking street and two of Spain's most expensive shopping streets also connect to Pl Catalunya, namely the elegant boulevard Passeig de Gracia and Portal de l'Àngel walking street. 

On Plaza Catalunya itself you can find elegant department store El Corte Ingles, restaurant and bar Hard Rock Cafe Barcelona, El Triangle and many hotels near Plaza Catalunya.

Plaza Catalunya is a transport hub with Aerobus airport buses in front of the Corte Ingles store and also many night buses and regional buses around the plaza as well as metro station Catalunya, where you can catch metro trains, regional trains and FGC trains.


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Catalonia Plaza Catalunya ★★★★ hotel near Pl Catalunya
Hotel Pulitzer ★★★★ hotel on side street Pl Catalunya
Hotel Regina  ★★★★ hotel on side street Pl Catalunya
Granvia ★★★ hotel a few meters from Pl Catalunya
Catalonia Square hotel ★★★★ hotel nr Pl Catalunya
Olivia Plaza Hotel ★★★★ hotel on Pl Catalunya
Hotel Catalonia Passeig de Gracia ★★★★ hotel nr Pl Catalunya
H10 Urquinaona Plaza ★★★★ hotel 1 block Pl Catalunya


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