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Remnants of a discreet code that once marked the city’s brothels remain hidden in corners of the Born. more

Jul 11, 2017 11:48 AM History

On July 5th Barcelona will commemorate George Orwell and his efforts to quell social injustice. more

Jun 1, 2017 4:48 PM FEATURES

Tombstones from the former Jewish cemetery on MontjuÏc were used to build this 16th-century palace in the Gothic Quarter. more

Jun 1, 2017 4:40 PM FEATURES

During the Industrial Revolution, low wages and bad living conditions forced some families to leave their children at the orphanage. more

May 8, 2017 3:33 PM FEATURES

Follow in the footsteps of great literary characters through the historic streets of Barcelona. more

Apr 3, 2017 1:43 PM FEATURES

A previously hidden sign on the church of Santa Maria del Pi survived the dictatorship unnoticed until 2004. more

Apr 3, 2017 1:28 PM IN THE CITY

After discussing its fate for 40 years, the city has finally decided to shut down La Modelo prison. more

Feb 28, 2017 8:19 PM In the City

For 20 years, Barcelona Metropolitan has reported the city's changes and its inevitable highs and lows. more

Dec 5, 2016 11:51 AM FEATURES

This month, Barcelona Metropolitan Magazine celebrates in 20th anniversary. more

Dec 2, 2016 1:49 PM FEATURES

1930's Raval posed a challenge for the city’s developers. Le Corbusier was in favour of a radical solution. more

Dec 1, 2016 1:12 PM FEATURES

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Photo by David Berkowitz

With Halloween creeping up on us at the end of this month, here are a few urban legends that will keep you up at night. more

Oct 1, 2016 4:18 PM FEATURES

The 1992 Olympics created several lasting impacts on the city, from infrastructure to its status as one of the top destinations for tourists. more

Aug 22, 2016 4:17 PM FEATURES

Catch a glimpse of our prehistoric past with these ancient cave paintings. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:12 PM TRAVEL

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Photo by Aron Penczu.

The evolution of Barceloneta's beachfront barrio, from its formation in the 15th century to the present day. more

May 26, 2016 11:37 AM FEATURES

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Photo by Carol Moran.

Follow the Roman Via Augusta and discover the historical treasures that span Catalunya. more

Apr 28, 2016 5:08 PM TRAVEL

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Photo by Sam Zucker

A look at the history and culture of Barcelona's Pakistani community. more

Apr 28, 2016 4:00 PM FEATURES

A tour of the Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter reveals a dark side to Barcelona’s history. more

Apr 19, 2016 9:26 AM In the City

This 16th-century historic wall can now be seen up close and personal. more

Apr 6, 2016 9:00 AM In the City

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Photo by Sam Zucker.

Discovering the artisanal process alive and well in the traditional sweet shops of Barcelona. more

Jan 29, 2016 5:32 PM EATING AND DRINKING

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