Connecting Gracia's Quarter with the city center and Plaça de Catalunya , today is a huge avenue opened to traffic and pedestrians, that originally was intended for walkers.
It is a n incredible open-air museum of Modern Art, as it became the favorite residence place of the Catalan bourgeoisie, back in the late XIX Century and early XX Century.
Standing in this main street is the amazing Milà House or Pedrera, as well as the Batlló House built by Antoni Gaudí; the Amatller and Lleó-Morera Houses located in the same block of buildings.
The avenue ends at the confluence with the Avinguda Diagonal , where can be seen a very interesting building, a classicist palace, former private residence of the Marquès de Robert , nowadays housing the headquerters of Barcelona's Tourism Deapartment.
In Passeig de Gràcia you'll find many 5 stars Hotels such as the Mandarín Oriental , the Majestic and the Palace Hotel, all of them remarkable by the excellent quality and luxury of their facilities.
All over the street there are several types of restaurants and cafes with terraces occupying the wide sidewalks; luxury shops and jewelries owned by the most international designers, and the most recognized brands in the world such as Channel, Gucci , Valentino, Rolex, Cartier....among others. Is the most luxurious and elegant Avenue of the city.
- How to get there
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Public transport:Metro: L3 and L5, stop Passeig de Gràcia.
Bus: 7 9 14 16 17 22 24 28 39 41 42 45 47 50 54 55 56 58 59 62 66 67 68 141
Stops along the Passeig de Gràcia: Diagonal, Passeig de Gràcia, Plaça Catalunya.