Gotic Quarter

Squashed within the ancient walls of medieval Barcelona, the old town presents a maze of twisting streets and narrow buildings close together. Along the Ramblas the area teams with life: tourist shops, restaurants, hotels and just plain people living. The view shown is one small slice of the Gotic (or Gothic) Quarter, looking down on the intersection of two streets from my hotel window.

Gotic Quarter © Harold Davis

Gotic Quarter, Barcelona © Harold Davis

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