The Gothic Quarter


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Overall average rating.


This neighborhood is okay.


There is a balanced amount of good restaurants.


Lower cost of living for remote workers.

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This neighborhood has a decent amount of places to work outside the house.

The Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic, in Catalan), is the historic center of the city. Walking through the labyrinthine streets can give you a feel of what Barcelona was like hundreds of years ago, before the medieval wall that circled the city was torn down. There’s a lot to see and do in this area, from architectural sights like the Barcelona Cathedral and nearby Pont de Bisbe to the many bars and restaurants on the beautiful Plaça Reial to the shops on Portal de l'Àngel street, right below iconic Plaça Catalunya. Make sure you also take a stroll down the Ramblas–it’s usually crowded with tourists, but worth doing at least once. OneCoWork Catedral and Utopicus Plaça Catalunya are both good coworking options. For laptop-friendly cafés, try the Sandwichez on Carrer d’en Gignàs. Although it's lovely, the Gothic Quarter can become very crowded with tourists and can be noisy, especially in the summer season, which may be something to consider if you're looking to rent a long-term apartment.

Sam Harrison
May 19, 2023
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After spending four years in Buenos Aires, she loves spreading the joy of the city to the rest of the world.

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