Famous for: Street Market, Shopping, Food and Drinks
Las Ramblas could be bravely said as the heart of the city Barcelona as it joins the city centre and the sea together.A top to down walk of Las Ramblas will present many tourist attractions on the route. You can also get entertained with street performances here.
When to visit:
march - august .
Closed : Sunday, Saturday
10:00 - 18:00 : Monday - Friday
Las Ramblas or La Rambla is an iconic street in central Barcelona and has evolved as a landmark for the city. Lined with attractions such as La Boqueria food market, the Liceu Theatre, Miro’s mosaic and the Monument to Colombus, along with various eateries and cafes. This street, with time, has got overcrowded with tourists and thus has also earned a bad reputation.
Vibrant and energetic Las Ramblas is always in action with street performers.
For tourists, a day trip to Las Ramblas can entail the following: - Stroll around and admire the Architecture - Explore La Boqueria Market - Get entertained by Street Performers - Relax in Placa Reial, a picturesque plaza - Spend some time in a Cafe - Go up the Columbus Monument - See a Show at the Liceu - Check out the exhibitions at Palau de la Virreina or Centre d'Art Santa Mònica - Spend some quiet time in the Baroque Eglesia de Betlem Church
This street is infamous for pickpocketing and bag snatching, so you need to be very careful.
Metro stops on the Las Ramblas Drassanes Metro stop: At the Southern most end of La Rambla, near to Christopher Columbus memorial Metro stop Liceu: Midway along the Barcelona Las Ramblas, just outside the Liceu Theatre Metro stop Catalunya: At the northern most tip of the Barcelona Ramblas. You can catch the Aerobus ( Express bus service to the airport) and the Barcelona Tours Bus (A Hop on Hop Off Tourist Bus) from here.