Barcelona Medieval Route
We will visit medieval Barcelona and its most important district: El Born. On this visit the secrets and curious stories about Medieval Barcelona. The narrow streets will be revealed.
In Barcelona Miedival tour guide we explain la life in El Born district. In the 13th century, Barcelona became one of the most active capitals of the Mediterranean maritime trade. El Born was a great protagonism of this time. Barcelona thanks to the work of tradesmen ant their guilds. On this visit the secrets and curious stories about Medieval Barcelona. The narrow streets will be revealed. You will learn how the Gothic palaces of Montcada St. and the most significant and beloved church were built Santa Maria del Mar is an example of community self-management.
On this itinerary some peculiarities like the bank system at that time and the work of the Mint will be explained. The social role of El Born market will be highlighted, and the ocupation of Felipe V, the King of Spain in 1714, who changed the history of the neighborhood of El Born.
BarriosPlaça del Àngel – C.C.Born
Punto de encuentroPlaça del Angel (Exit metro Jaume 1). At the door of the Swiss Hotel