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Streetlife: Carrer de Badajoz

Streetlife: Carrer de Badajoz. Illustration by Tara Shain.

You know you’re on Carrer de Badajoz because you can see the obelisk for the Nova Icària beach looking towards the sea and Torre Glòries (or as my friends call it, el pepino as in “cucumber” among other things...) Read more

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Back in the Middle Ages, this romantic stretch of El Born near the water was where Barcelona’s "canvistes" (money changers) did their business. Since then, the area has undergone many "canvis" (changes) of its own and now it’s home to fine leather sh Read more

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A stone’s throw from the bustling intersection at Plaça de Tetuan, these neighboring passatges (“passages”) offer a little place to amble along quiet sidewalks as people perch to ponder on outdoor steps. Read more

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Streetlife Passatge Sert

Illustrated by Tara Shain.

Steps away from Urquinaona is a narrow pedestrian pathway — a quiet oasis from the traffic of Trafalgar and tourists of the city center — that dates back to a 19th-century textile factory. Read more

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Street Life: Carrer de Salvà map

Illustration by Tara Shain.

A quiet, residential street at the base of Montjuïc bursting with a sustainable conscience and colorful, creative spaces. Read more

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This quiet street in the Born follows the route of a former water course that transported water from the Besòs river to the city. Read more

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Illustration by Anna Baxter

This often overlooked pedestrian street boasts restaurants and boutiques with varied histories. Read more

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Illustration by Anna Baxter

This charming street and square are at the traditional heart of the Les Corts neighbourhood, tucked away from nearby traffic. Read more

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Illustration by Anna Baxter

Created just 20 years ago, this broad avenue brings some much-needed breathing space to the densely populated Raval neighbourhood. Read more

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Orange trees cast shadows on this charming street in the heart of Gràcia, home to a host of independent and artisanal businesses. Read more

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Where the Gothic Quarter meets Port Vell, this busy, cosmopolitan street has welcomed change without neglecting its past. Read more

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A small, pedestrianised street, Sèneca’s businesses share a dedication to the artistic and artisanal. Read more

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Eat around the world on this lavish block between Rambla de Catalunya and Passeig de Gràcia. Read more

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A hive of activity in the Galvany neighbourhood, this broad street is dotted with quirky cafes, luxury boutiques and chic salons. Read more

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A bohemian, cobbled street lined with multi-coloured bollards and artsy graffiti, Portal Nou is home to trendy shops, quirky art galleries and mouth-watering treats. Read more

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This thriving neighbourhood street in Barceloneta offers an eclectic mix of family-run businesses and hole-in-the-wall bars. Read more

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This pedestrian-friendly street in Sant Antoni is lined with a refreshing range of businesses for families and hipsters alike. Read more

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Stretching across Poblenou, this street has seen an array of new businesses join the area’s well-established party scene. Read more

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Discover a mishmash of shops and places to eat in Les Corts. Read more

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This chic street in the Raval has managed to keep some of its old charm. Read more

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  • Street Life: Carrer de Salvà map

    Illustration by Tara Shain.

    Street Life: Carrer de Salvà map

  • Street Life: La Federica

    Photo courtesy of La Federica

    Street Life: La Federica