Barcelona - La Ribera (PDF Chapter)
This is the La Ribera chapter from Lonely Planet’s Barcelona guidebook.
This medieval quarter has a little of everything, from high-end shopping to some of Barcelo-na’s liveliest tapas bars. Key sights include the superb Museu Picasso, the awe-inspiring Gothic Basílica de Santa Maria del Mar and the artfully sculpted Modernista concert hall of Palau de la Música Catalana.
- admire the simplicity and beauty of Basílica de Santa Maria del Mar, a fine example of Cat-alan Gothic
- be introduced to the origins of Picasso’s genius at the fascinating museu Picasso, set in a series of interconnected palazzos.
- experience a show or just take a tour of the Modernista interior of the Palau de la Música Catalana
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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