Placa Reial

Top 1% of attractions in Barcelona
8 / 10

9 expert reviews

“This harmonious square (1840-50) at the heart of the Barri Gòtic is made up of uniform buildings with Corinthian pillars and arcades.”

– Michelin Guide

Fodor's Fodor's
"A chiaroscuro masterpiece in which neoclassical symmetry clashes with big-city street funk." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"One of the most photogenic squares in Barcelona, and certainly its liveliest." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The Plaça Reial, with its fading Neoclassical façades and Antoni Gaudí lampposts, is a lovely oasis, just a few steps from bustling La Rambla." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Plaça Reial, an extremely well-composed square (1840-50) comprised of orderly buildings interspersed with arcades, has become one of the favourite haunts of Barcelona's night birds." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"This palace was the home of the Counts of Barcelona and the kings of Aragon."
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