Plaza or Plaça Catalunya, Barcelona

Plaça Catalunya meaning in English "Catalonia Square” is a large square in Barcelona

plaça catalunya barcelona Picture from Wikimedia Commons

Plaça Catalunya is the most popular meeting place in Barcelona; anything can happen in their 50,000 square meters, from a celebration of the most famous football team of Catalonia: The FC Barcelona to protests and citizen movements as 15-M Movement or Indignants movement.

plaza cataluña barcelona Picture from Flickr gallery Tnarik

Plaça Catalunya meaning in English "Catalonia Square” is a large square in Barcelona considered as the center of the city, aswell,  connects new and old town. Most of the important streets and avenues meet at Plaça Catalunya: Passeig de Gràcia, Rambla de Catalunya, Las Ramblas or Portal de l'Àngel.

Catalonia Square barcelona Picture by Flickr Gallery Carme R.

The square is also known for the sculptures, fountains and benches, a place where you will enjoy for a sunny afternoon... there is nothing better than sitting in there and see hundreds of people from various cultures passing through the square.

As a small recommendation we want to say: Beware of pigeons! ;) ...

Also, around the square you will found a lot of large department stores as El Corte Ingles, FNAC, Hard Rock Cafe and Café Zurich, a popular café and social meeting place in the city.

Here is a video from Plaça Catalunya...

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