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Pictures Port Vell harbour Barcelona

Photos of Barcelona harbour marina called Port Vell, which means "old port" in Catalan.


On the photo below is Barcelona's World Trade Center Barcelona which also houses the Grand Marina Hotel. The tower is the Jaume I station of the Barcelona port cable car

World Trade Center Barcelona


El Monumento a Cristóbal Colón - Christopher Columbus monument at Plaza Portal de la Pau. There is a small lift up to the small public viewing gallery at the top.


Barcelona Columbus Statue


"I can see my house from here!"

Barcelona Columbus Statue


 Port Vell harbour. The building is theCatalonia History Museum

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View of Port Vell from Columbus monument with "Edificio del Port de Barcelona" customs and port office building in foreground


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Barcelona harbour with harbour boat tours in foreground and Hotel W in background

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Rowing is a popular year round activity in Barcelona. Rowing clubs Barcelona

Rowers in Barcelona marina in January


View of the lovely Passeig de Colum with Port Vell on right

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Moll de la Fusta - "Wood wharf."
The floating work of art is called "Miraestels" It is a aquatic work of art by Catalan artist Robert Llimós which was first exhibited in 2006. It depicts a human figure gazing at the stars holding a star behind its back. The schooner in the top left is the Barcelona maritime museum boat called Santa Eulalia


Port Vell is a popular place for weekend walks



The newest part of La Rambla walking street is called "La Rambla del Mar" which is the bridge over to the Maremagnum shopping centre in Port Vell.  Maremagnum is the only shopping centre in Barcelona that is open on Sundays. Nearby attractions include theBarcelona Aquarium 

The bridge over to Maremagnum shopping centre



"La Rambla del Mar" seen from the air


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From map reading to nap reading in the Barcelona winter sun!


Map reading can tire you out!


Artists Market near Maremagnum shopping mall


Local artist at Maremagnum art market



Vintage roundabout outside theBarcelona Aquarium


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Replica of "Ictineo II" which was the worlds first working submarine. It was built in 1864 in Barcelona by the Catalan inventor "Narcus Monturiol i Estarriol" who came from Figueres. The submarine made it's maiden voyage on 20th May 1865. It has currently been removed for renovation.  Read more about the exciting story of Ictineo II on Wikipedia.  Another smaller submarine built by Narcus Monturiol i Estarriol is on display at the Barcelona maritime museum 


Reconstruction of Ictineo II , the worlds first submarine built by Narcus Monturiol i Estarriol


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