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Carrer de la Mercè, Barcelona

Carrer de la Mercè - Barcelona, Spain
Carrer de la Mercè
Carrer de la Mercè, Barcelona, Spain 08002Map
+34 93 285 3834/+34 93 368 9700
Neighborhood: Gothic Quarter, Raval & La Ribera
Overview

This street, found behind Paseo Colón, was one of the most elegant areas of the Barcelona before the construction of L'Eixample. This is evident from some of the pretty houses that are still intact; however, decadence did take its toll and the Mercè Street is beginning to show its age. The Basilica of the same name (de la Mercè) is worth a visit. Nowadays, Mercè Street is full of taverns and cozy little nightspots, where you can drink good sangria and Leche de Pantera (a delicious, sweet, milk-based drink; watch out, it's stronger than you might think by the taste). The taverns give a lot of life to la Mercè which, though no longer the elegant area it once was, remains a popular nightlife zone.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Drassanes
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