And the festivals of the Tres Tombs
The neighborhood takes its name from the church that was in the Raval portal of the wall of Barcelona, where the Fraga’s way towards Esplugues and Martorell began. It was always a very crowded way, which arrived at Creu Coberta, where there was a cross at the end of city, before entering the village of Sants.
The festival of this neighborhood is called the Tres tombs and is celebrated on January 17th for the recurrence of Saint Anthony The Great.
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|The neighbors recommend…
|ANTIGA FÀBRICA MORITZ (Old Moritz beer factory)
Ronda de Sant Antoni, 39-41
Phone 934 260 050
Located in an historic building, renovated by French architect Jean Nouvel, here you will experience an authentic Catalan beer and a wide selection of tapas. Next to the building there is an excellent wine bar.
Restaurant CAN LLUÍS
carrer de la Cera, 49
Phone 934 411 187
Here you can taste one of the best fricandós in the area. Fixed menu at lunch time, the closing day is Sunday.
Restaurant CAN CARGOLET
carrer del Comte d’Urgell, 17
Phone 934 262 975
Snails are a very popular dish in Catalonia and there are many restaurants serving this dish. Here you can lick your fingers by tasting succulent snails, grilled meat or other dishes of the Mediterranean cuisine.
carrer de Tamarit, 181
Phone 933 253 091
A restaurant with a large outdoor space in high demand by customers, ideal to taste some of the various and excellent clams.
Restaurant MAM I TECA
carrer de la Lluna, 4
Phone 934 413 335
t is definitely one of the smallest restaurants in Barcelona and a place not to forget for its excellent tapas and its dishes with authentic homemade flavors.
It is part of the km. 0 network and Slow food movement, which promotes the consumption of ecological and local products.
carrer del Lleó, 1
Phone 933 022 106
Its specialty are fresh fish dishes. Homemade food boasting a tradition of more than sixty years of generation-to-generation transmission.
|Places of interest
THE CHURCH OF CARME
carrer de Sant Antoni Abat, 10-12
This church was built in 1910 by Josep Maria Pericas the Morros according to the style and forms typical of the twentieth-century aesthetics. The material with which it was built is the brick.
SANT ANTONI MARKET
carrer Comte d’Urgell, 1
It is one of the largest and most famous markets in Barcelona. It was built by Antoni Rovira the Trias and was inaugurated in 1882. It is being refurbished recently. It includes the Encants market and Dominical market with fresh products famous for selling old and new books and stamps, a meeting place for collectors. Do not forget to visit it!
CHAPEL OF SANT LLÀTZER
plaça del Pedró, 1
This Romanesque chapel was built in the middle of the twelfth century and in time it belonged to leprosy outside the city walls.
JAZZSÍ CLUB TALLER DE MÚSICS
carrer de Requesens, 2
Phone 933 290 020
A very popular venue for his live jazz, rock or flamenco sessions, every day starting from 20. Check the program.
ESPAI LA MAGA
Carrer del Notariat, 8
Phone 936 242 244
Space used as a creative lab and exhibitions for original photo and illustration suggestions.
|SANT ANTONI-JOAN OLIVER LIBRARY
carrer del Comte Borrell, 44-46
Phone 933 297 216
In this library you will find conferences, classrooms and a showroom.
Las fiestas mayores of Sant Antoni (the district festival) are very famous and there you will surely find surprises and distractions. They celebrate around January 17th, for the anniversary of the death of Saint Anthony The Great in the year 356.
For more detailed and up-to-date information, please visit: www.barrisantantoni.info o a www.portalsantantoni.net