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Katherine Burgos

Katherine embraces both perspectives, the one from the locals living in Barcelona and the one of a discoverer eager to live all what Barcelona has to offer.

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Katherine Burgos has always enjoyed travelling since she was a child; she loves meeting different places and learning from unalike cultures. She came to Barcelona to discover and enjoy this beautiful and exciting city! During her free time, she loves discovering new restaurants, enjoying the nature, shopping in the Gothic area and visiting hidden and unexplored places of the city.


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Mar de Cava

Shop for home decor in a totally new way at this imaginative space. Unique furniture, art, and even shoes can be found at Mar de Cava
At Mar de Cava, you can shop for a colorful new couch, see some amazing photographs, and be immersed in art, all at the same time. This space was created by a young Catalan designer, and there's even a restaurant onsite. After you've looked at a chest of drawers shaped like a diamond, trendy shoes, and colorful paintings, satisfy your hunger with a delicious flatbread pizza or salad. 
Address: 293 Carrer de València, Barcelona, 08009, Spain
Phone: +34 934 58 53 33
Opening hours: Mon-Wed: 09:30am-09:00pm Thu-Fri: 09:30am-12:00am Sat: 10:30am-12:00am
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VILA VINITECA - Gastronomy

Sample Spanish and international wines while snacking on a ham and cheese sandwich at charming boutique Vila Viniteca.
Located in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, Vila Viniteca offers shoppers a wide selection of wines from surrounding Spanish vineyards and worldwide. In addition to their large stock of wines, the shop serves some tasty ham and cheese sandwiches that pair well with just about any wine. A small selection of grocery goods such as chocolate, canned food, and staples like oil and rice rounds out the selection at this charming boutique. 
Address: 9 Carrer dels Agullers, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 902 32 77 77
Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 08:30am-08:30pm
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chök barcelona – The chocolate kitchen

This store experiments with chocolate. Bonbons and macarons are prepared with chocolate from their secret recipe.
Chök is a kitchen dedicated to a contemporary approach to chocolate making. This store, in the heart of the city, creates exquisite chocolate-based delicacies and confections like macarons, churros, cupcakes, crisps, bonbons and gourmet apples. Their specialties are the doughnuts that double up as wall displays and look as great as they taste.
Address: 3 Carrer del Carme, Barcelona, 08001, Spain
Phone: +34 933 04 23 60
Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 09:30am 08:30pm
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L'Antic Teatre

This bohemian venue is host to some of the best performances on the experimental art scene. Linger on with a beer on their rustic terrace.
L'Antic Teatre is located in the heart of the city. It breathes new life into a historic building that dates back over a century. A charming atmosphere, re-purposed furnishings and a rustic indoor terrace makes it a popular feature on the alternative arts scene. Here, performances by emerging artists across dance, theater, comedy, music and cinema are organized occasionally. Visitors can enjoy drinks from the bar, with a range of beer, wine and spirits on offer.
Address: 12 Carrer Verdaguer i Callís, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 933 15 23 54
Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 04:00pm-11:00pm

Flax & Kale

When you dine at Flax & Kale, you know you're eating healthy. Pair your healthful meal with a fresh, cold-pressed juice.
Enjoy simple, healthy food at Flax & Kale. This airy restaurant attracts health fanatics from across the city, thanks to its veggie-heavy menu and fresh juices and smoothies. Vegetarians will have a lot of options to choose from when they visit, including a delicious avocado toast that's sprinkled with seeds. Cold-pressed juices from Teresa's Juicery come in several flavors, including a nutrient-packed green juice. Barcelona doesn't offer a lot of health-conscious cuisine, so definitely pay this sustainable restaurant a visit. 
Address: 74 Calle Tallers, Barcelona, 08001, Spain
Phone: +34 933 17 56 64
Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10:00am-11:30pm
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El Salon

Visit El Salon's cozy dining room and feat on mouthwatering Mediterranean and Catalan fare.
El Salon wins many return visitors with its cozy, living room-like atmosphere and expertly prepared Catalan and Mediterranean dishes. This hidden gem may be tucked away on a small street, but it's worth looking for. Their wine list features some great, reasonably priced options. Service is top-notch and helps create the homelike, friendly atmosphere in the restaurant. The dining room is small, so be sure to call ahead and reserve or arrive early. 
Address: 6 Carrer de l'Hostal D'en Sol, Barcelona, 08002, Spain
Phone: +34 93 315 2159
Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 05:00pm 02:00am
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Numeronueve

Snack on Asian tapas and sip on fruity cocktails at this trendy bar. Be sure to try the mojito!
The atmosphere at Numeronueve is hard to beat. This hip cocktail bar is airy and bright, featuring friendly, specialized service. Sit at the bar and enjoy Asian-inspired tapas dishes, perfect for sharing with your friends. Their cocktail offerings take inspiration from a variety of flavors: definitely try the Sushi Mary and the Mexiterreano. If you can't decide or want to know more about a drink, the bartenders will be happy to answer your questions. 
Address: 9 Carrer de la Vidrieria, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 933 10 05 17
Opening hours: Sat-Sun: 02:00pm-03:00am Mon-Fri: 05pm-02:30am
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Bar del Pla

Visit Bar del Pla and enjoy tasty tapas in a casual atmosphere. The tomato bread is to die for!
The dishes at Bar del Pla are made for sharing, so bring your friends and family. This local restaurant offers some of the best tapas around. Whether you go for the classics, such as the patatas bravas or tomato bread, or some more unique options, like the squid ink croquets, everything is flavorful and well executed. The casual atmosphere makes it a great spot to visit on any night. 
Address: 2 Carrer Montcada, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 932 68 30 03
Opening hours: Mon-Thu: 12:00am 11:00pm Fri-Sat: 12:00am 12:00pm
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Palau de la Música

This concert hall will blow you away with the world-class performances that take place there.
Built between 1905 and 1908, the Palau de la Música Catalana is an architectural landmark in Barcelona. The inside of the building is ornate, with a three dimensional glass mosaic of the sun on the ceiling being one of the highlights. Although its design is opulent, the greatest attention was paid to making sure the sound in the hall was fantastic during construction!
Address: 4-6 Carrer del Palau de la Música, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 932 95 72 00

Church and Convent of Pompeya

A modernist building, you can find this design of Enric Sagnier on the Diagonal Avenue.
The church is part of the Gothic Revival Sagnier-planned buildings that are dedicated to worship, but the scale in this case is not at all that bombastic - it discreetly fits into the urban fabric of the avenue. A part of the interior of the church emphasizes the convent library.
Address: 1 Carrer Riera de Sant Miquel, Barcelona, Spain

Castells

One of Catalonia’s most famous traditions!
Castells is a Catalan tradition where spectacular human towers are built in the middle of the squares during traditional festivals. The teams who build these particular towers are called "Colles." Don't miss one of Catalonia’s most intriguing traditions!
Address: Plaça de la Catedral de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Columns of the Temple of Augustus

These columns are witnesses of the Roman origins of the city.
These columns are part of the Temple of Augustus, which was dedicated to Emperor Augustus. They are an example of the Roman origins of Barcelona. Seek them out on Paradis Street in the Gothic Quarter. This hidden gem is a treasure that should not be missed for those who delight in discovering!
Address: 10 Carrer Paradís, Barcelona, 08002, Spain
Phone: +34 932 56 21 22
Opening hours: Mon: 10:00am-14:00pm Tue-Sun: 10:00am-07:00pm