Temple of Augustus

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.

Casa Batlló

Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló was created between 1904 and 1906. The building was remodeled by Gaudí for the textile industrialist Josep Batlló from a previously built house.

Quimet & Quimet

Quimet & Quimet

Opened in 1914 and located off the standard tourist track in the heart of El Poble Sec, Quimet & Quimet offers superb tapas and montaditos (small open faced sandwitches).

Ikra Restaurant

Ikra recently celebrated its first anniversary, bringing a combination of traditional Russian dishes and Mediterranean cuisine with Catalan roots to the Eixample neighborhood of Barcelona.

Designed by La Petita Dimensió, the decor of the restaurant is flexible in creating a warm and lively atmosphere for lunch, dinner, drinks and live music.

La Mercè

La Mercè is the annual festival of the city of Barcelona, an official holiday since 1871. The tradition of building human towers, called ‘castells’ originated in Valls, near the city of Tarragona, towards the end of the 18th century.   La Cavalcada de Gegants de la Mercè – the ‘Parade of Giants’ is one of the … Read more