A gorg in Catalan is a puddle the neighbourhood of Badalona, where this stop is, is named after from an ancient puddle though. In the past, the river Besòs was divided into two branches: one came into this area creating puddles; the other,coming up in Poblenou, created the lagoons (llaunas), one of which will give the name to another neighborhood of Barcelona.
Restaurant LA TAULA DE BADALONA carrer de Llefià, 65 Badalona Phone 933 983 668 Catalan cuisine and fresh products. Open for lunch on Saturdays and in the eve of public holidays. Also open for dinner, except on Mondays. Sunday closed.
PALAU MUNICIPALS D’ESPORTS o PAVELLÓ OLÍMPIC OF BADALONA carrer d’Alfons XIII, 114 Badalona Phone 934 602 040 Best known as «the cathedral of basketball», this sports facility was designed by Esteve Bonell and Francesc Rius in 1999 and was one of the venues of the Olympic Games of 1992. With this project, Mies Van der Rohe won the prize of contemporary architecture. In addition to sporting events, there are organized concerts with more than12,000 spectators in this hall.
MÀGIC BADALONA carrer de la Concòrdia, 1 Badalona Phone 932 245 598 www.magicbadalona.es In addition to traditional shops, in this innovative shopping centre where, there are also several basketball courts, a gym and a cinema of 12 salt.
AJUNTAMENT DE BADALONA plaça de la Vila, 1 Phone 934 832 600 http://badalona.cat Located within a building of 1860, it is designed by the architect Francisco de P.Villar Lozano. The appearance of the façade remained intact but the interior was modified over the years, according to the needs of the moment.
The Festival of Badalona is celebrated around August 15th, on the occasion of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. However, the May festivals have become increasingly important dedicated to the city’s patron saint, Saint Anastasius. Some of the most important events of this holiday are: el Ball del Micaco, Cremada of demons, the Festival of las Migas and Sardinada in Baix de Mar.