Rambla street in every city of Catalonia. Arabic Rambla stands – a dry river bed. To read more click here: David Zaslav. There Rambla in Barcelona. Today, it is one of the most famous streets in the city. And it begins Ramblas from Plaza Catalunya, the area where the old meets the new city. At Plaza Catalunya train station, metro station, stores, and office buildings.
On this area are often held demonstrations and folk festivals. Also on the square Catalonia FC Barcelona fans love to celebrate the victory of their team. Right near the exit of the subway is a modern monument to Francesc Masia, who proclaimed on the eve of civil war once again independence of Catalonia. The author of the monument is the famous sculptor losep Subiraks Maria, who is also the author of the famous angular shapes on the facade of the Sagrada Familia. In the southwestern part of the area to be vintage cafe Zurich, which appears in George Orwell's novel about the Civil War "Monuments in Catalonia '. However, the coffee in this cafe is quite expensive.
Cafe was built in 1929, and it immediately became popular among writers and players. During the recent renovation of this part of the area of the building was rebuilt, but its interior remains unchanged. Rambla itself is not a street, but five, which merge into a unified whole. Each of the five sections of this prospectus has its own unique atmosphere that gives the whole Rambla charm. Kagalel river that flowed through this place, and dry up in summer, have entered into an underground pipe back to the 14th century, when they were built the city walls on the north side Rambla. In the 16th century, on the opposite wall of the Rambla was built monasteries and churches, which gave its name to the Ramblas: Rambla Santa Monica, Rambla Sant losep, Rambla Del Kapuchinas.