Koy Shunka (meaning intense seasonal flavor) opened in 2008 following the success of the more informal Shunka restaurant. Located in the heart of the Gothic quarter near the cathedral, the restaurant serves Japanese cuisine using fresh Mediterranean ingredients. Viewed by many as the best Japanese restaurant in the city, Koy Shunka received a Michelin Star in […]
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Milk was opened by an Irish couple in 2005 and has since grown to be among the most popular restaurants and cocktail bars in the area, frequented by expats and locals alike. The interior is cozy and intimate, with luxurious sofas, gilded frames, antique chandeliers and wallpaper by Australian designer Florence Broadhurst. The menu and wine […]
The Temple of Augustus was built in the late first century BC in the Roman colony of Barcino. Many temples dedicated to Augustus, the first Roman emperor, were built in the territories of the Roman Empire. Barcino’s full name was Colonia Favencia Julia Augusta Paterna Barcino, meaning favored Colony Barcino of Father Julius Augustus. The […]
Hotel Neri is housed in a 12th century medieval palace in the heart of Barcelona’s Gothic quarter. The boutique hotel offers 22 exclusive rooms and a gastronomic restaurant, looking out onto the historic Plaça Sant Felip Neri.