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Plaça de Catalunya in Barcelona With Photo Guide

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Plaça de Catalunya is regarded as the central most point of Barcelona city centre and, for many travellers, will also be the main transport hub for their journey.

Plaça de Catalunya central square in Barcelona, Spain.
Plaça de Catalunya central square

Plaça de Catalunya has a large central square (actually it's round in shape) as its focus and here you will find fountains, sculptures and grass verges - a welcome oasis of green in the heart of the city.

Plaça de Catalunya central square in Barcelona, Spain.
Plaça de Catalunya central square

During fiesta times (which seem to happen rather frequently) there are often live musical performances given in Plaça de Catalunya and the square will be packed full of onlookers.

Around the square you have some large department stores including El Corte Inglés, FNAC and Habitat. The Ramblas joins Plaça de Catalunya at its South West corner. Another landmark opposite Plaça de Catalunya is Café Zurich, a popular café and social meeting place in the city.

Facts about Plaça de Catalunya

Here you can catch the Aerobus (express bus service) to Barcelona airport, along with the TMB buses N17 and N16. There is also the city centre tourist information office based here.

The Ramblas and Passeig de Gràcia both start from Plaça de Catalunya. Rambla de Catalunya (another picturesque walkway and shopping area not to be confused with the Ramblas) also leads out from this square.


Map showing location of Plaça de Catalunya

Map showing the car parks nearest to Plaça de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. Click on the blue car park lables to be taken to a detailed information page on that car park.

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Gaudí Casa Calvet
Carrer de Casp, 48
Romara Car Park
SABA Gràcia Car Park
NN Gran Via Car Park
SABA BAMSA Diputacio Car Park
Fundacio Antoni Tapies
Carrer d'Arago, 255
Casa Batlló
Passeig de Gràcia, 43
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Plaça Universitat
Palau de la Musica Catalana
Carrer Palau de la Musica, 4 - 6
Erotica Museum
La Rambla, 96
MACBA
Plaça dels Àngels, 1
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Universitat Metro
Universitat Metro
SABA BAMSA Rambla Catalunya
Rambla Catalunya, 15
Coliseum Car Park
La Rambla
Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi
Plaça del Pi, 7
Plaça de Catalunya
Barcelona History Museum
Plaça del Rei
Barcelona Cathedral
Plaça de la Seu, 3
La Boqueria Market
La Rambla, 91
Urquinaona Metro
Urquinaona Metro
Liceu Metro
Catalunya Metro
Catalunya Metro
SABA Catedral Car Park
NN Palau de la Música
Ramón Mas, 1
SABA BAMSA Francesc Cambo Car Park
Laietana Princesa Car Park
SABA Plaça de Catalunya
Plaça de Catalunya
SABA BAMSA Illa Raval Car Parking
BSM La Boqueria Car Park
SABA BAMSA Plaça dels Angels Car Park
NN Bonsuccés
Plaça del Bonsuccés, 7
SABA Plaça Urquinaona
Plaça d'Urquinaona


How to get to Plaça de Catalunya

metroMetro - Stop Plaça de Catalunya (Green Line, L3) and (Red Line, L1) the metro stop is actually in Plaça de Catalunya.
Barcelona metro map


Hop on hop off sightseeing tourist bus stop

Nearest stop for Plaça de Catalunya is "Plaça de Catalunya" with the "hop on hop off" sightseeing bus


Public bus

Plaça Catalunya: 24, 41, 42, 55, 66, 67, 68, V15, H16, Aerobús


Car parking

Car Park Car parking near Plaça de Catalunya

hotelHotels near Plaça de Catalunya

Map showing the hotels near Plaça de Catalunya

Hotel Excellence
H10 Catalunya Plaza Boutique Hotel
Cortes Hotel
Cristal Palace Hotel
MACBA (Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona)
Best Western Premier Dante Hotel
Palau de la Musica Catalana
Carrer Palau de la Musica, 4 - 6
Turin Hotel
Sunotel Central Hotel
Gran Ronda Hotel
Silken Ramblas Hotel
Curious Hotel
Casa Camper Hotel
La Rambla
1898 Hotel
Meridien Hotel
Royal Hotel
Catalonia Portal de l'Angel Hotel
NH Barcelona Centro Hotel
Citadines Hotel
Monte Carlo Hotel
Serhs Rivoli Rambla Hotel
Nouvel Hotel
Rambla Catalunya
Citypark Pelai 1 Hotel (Hotel HLG CityPark Pelayo)
Reding Hotel
Gran Ducat Hotel
Constanza Hotel
Palace Hotel Barcelona
Ronda Lesseps Hotel
Petit Palace Barcelona Hotel
Acta Atrium Hotel Barcelona
Gran Via Hotel
Catalunya Plaza Hotel
Hostal Residencia Australia
Jazz Hotel
Gravina Hotel
Midmost Hotel
Atlantis Hotel
Lleo Hotel
Regina Hotel
Pension Miami Hotel
Pulitzer Hotel
Monegal Hotel
HCC Montblanc Hotel Barcelona
Denit Hotel
Olivia Plaza Hotel
Continental Hotel
Regente Hotel
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Sixtytwo Hotel
Room Mate Carla Hotel
Claris Hotel
Majestic Hotel
Alexandra Hotel
Condes Hotel
Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Catalonia Eixample 1864 Hotel
Praktik Hotel
Gran Hotel Havana Hotel
HCC St Moritz Hotel
Petit Palace Museum Hotel
NH Collection Gran Calderón Hotel
Avenida Palace Hotel
Balmes Hotel
Splendom Suites Hotel
Cram Hotel
Axel Hotel
Gaudí Casa Calvet
Carrer de Casp, 48
Plaça de Catalunya
Casa Batlló
Passeig de Gràcia, 43
Fundacio Antoni Tapies
Carrer d'Arago, 255
Urquinaona Metro
Urquinaona Metro
Catalunya Metro
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Catalunya Metro
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Passeig de Gràcia Metro
Universitat Metro
Universitat Metro
Passeig de Gràcia
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To start the photo tour of Plaça de Catalunya click on the first picture in the table below. Remember you will get more out of this photo guide if you follow the photos in sequence.

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