Bar Marsella is an iconic bar located in the Raval neighborhood of Barcelona, and is considered one of the oldest and most famous bars in the city. This place has a long history dating back to the early 19th century (it was founded in 1898) and has been visited by a large number of personalities, including artists such as Picasso and Dalí >, and writers like Hemingway.
The atmosphere of Bar Marsella is unique and authentic, with its rustic decor, low lighting and an air of mystery that evokes its past as one of the favorite bars for bohemians and artists of the city. On its ceiling you can still see the lights of the time, on its shelves rest centuries-old bottles covered in dust and cobwebs are everywhere.
The Bar Marsella has an impressive selection of alcoholic beverages, including its specialty, absinthe. One of the highlights of Bar Marsella is its tradition of serving absinthe in the classic way, with a bottle of water and a fork to dilute the liquor.
This heritage-listed bar is a must-visit for those who want to experience an important part of the city's history.