I like wandering along the street of Barcelona at night. After sunset, the Ciutat Vella – the old city – gets a different charm which is both lively and intimate. I guess that most of the appeal of Barcelona at night is due to the old street lamps, shedding a warm light on the old buildings.
There’s more than the Ramblas in Barcelona at night. Discover the intimate charm of Plaça Sant Jaume after dark
Crowded during the day, at night Plaça Sant Jaume – the large square which is Barcelona administrative heart – becomes much quieter. The beautiful Palau de la Generalitat, a historical palace whose origins date back to the Middle Age, overlooks the Plaça. Its superb Renaissance façade becomes even more striking under the warm lighting, and makes me feel, for a little while, as I was back in time to another century.
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