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Plaça de Catalunya, 08002, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
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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.

Plaça de Catalunya was designed with a small temple, a central colonnade, two fountains and many sculptures.

Plaza Catalunya has four sculptural groups representing the four Catalan capital cities of Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona - and two groups representing the virtues of wisdom and labour.

On one corner of the plaza is a monument by renowned Catalan/Spanish artist and architecht Josep Maria Subirachs which is a tribute to Francesc Macià, a former president of the Catalan Government. 

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 the downtown square where some of Barcelona's most famous streets connect.  Streets that end or pass by Plaza Catalunya are La Rambla walking street and two shopping streets called Passeig de Gracia and Portal de l'Àngel pedestrian street.

On Plaza Catalunya itself you can find the elegant department store El Corte Ingles, the American restaurant bar Hard Rock Cafe Barcelona, El Triangle and several hotels. See all 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.

Best hotels near Plaza Catalunya

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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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