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Rambla de Catalunya

Rambla de Catalunya
Passeig de Gràcia
L'Illa de la Discòrdia
Avinguda Diagonal
Carrer Roger de Llúria
Carrer València
Carrer Girona
Carrer Mallorca
Passeig de Sant Joan
Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família
Hospital de Sant Pau

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This is the extension of the Ramblas in Ciutat Vella which includes hotels, cinemas, cafés, terraces and the highest class shops in Barcelona. It is one of the streets with the most glamour of the city.


This is at number 33 Rambla de Catalunya, on the corner of Calle Diputació. It is a building with a design inspired by the palaces of 18th century Barcelona and designed by Enric Sagnier i Villavecchia, an architect favoured by the aristocracy of Barcelona who finished it in 1891.


This is at the junction of Carrer Aragó and the Rambla de Catalunya, and is a must for the lovers of contemporary art. The permanent collection of the centre includes over 325 paintings and sculptures by Antoni Tŕpies and over 3000 drawings and lithographs.


Located between the streets Mallorca and Provença is hidden this museum which looks at the evolution of this science from the 18th century until the present day, with rooms devoted to several of the medical disciplines. Medical instruments and furniture from other times are exhibited, including the reproduction of a laboratory from the 19th century.


On the corner of Calle de Rosselló in this section of the Rambla de Catalunya is Sant Ramon Church which dates from the end of the 14th century and was transferred from Vía Laietana to its current location in the year 1880.


At no. 126 of the Rambla de Catalunya you can see Casa Serra, the headquarters of the current Diputació de Barcelona. It was designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, who built it in 1908, and it represents a homage to Gothic art.

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