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Other peculiar transports of Barcelona

Las Golondrinas

Golondrinas BarcelonaIt is one of the most emblematic transports of the city. Las Golondrinas  are motor-driven boats, located in the Moll de les Drassanes, at the end of the Ramblas and take short-trip cruises through the port of Barcelona.

Ciutat Vella (part 3): Sant Pere, Santa Caterina and la Ribera + la Barceloneta

In the Middle Ages, the center of Ciutat Vella, the Gothic, was widened when the wall that enclosed it, was opened, and reached the quarter of Sant Pere, Santa Caterina and La Ribera, which is one of the four quarters of the district of Ciutat Vella. This quarter is formed, as its names indicates, by three zones: La Ribera, that occupies much of the now called Born; Santa Caterina, named after the convent that bears his name; and by Sant Pere, known as the monastery of Sant Pere de les Puel·les or Puelles.

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