The Gothic quarter is area beside La Rambla.
You found in here the great gothic buildings which marked the high point of the city and its culture during the Middle Ages are to be found here.
It is this mix of old and new that brings people from all over the world to stay in the Gothic
The Gothic quarter has many peaceful squares (placas) where you can relax and enjoy your surroundings.
Most of the quarter is closed to regular traffic although open to service vehicles and taxis.
I recommend that you should always look up and around you or you may miss some of the best bits.
Barri Gótic, the old town distric known as the Gothic Quarter for the treasure house of Gothic monuments found there, occupies what was formerly an ancient fortified Roman village. It is the site of both historic monuments and modern institutions.