typical places in Barcelona

Rocafort

The fiercest Almogavar The street that gives name to this station is dedicated to Bernard

Montbau

Construyendo en el monte There are two theories about the origin of the name Montbau.

Sants Estació

The central station of Barcelona Sants train station is located in Sants district, which got

Santa Eulàlia

The co-patron saint of Barcelona The saint Eulalia, or “the saint who spoke well”, lived

Mundet

A home for orphans and the elderly This station receives its name from the architectural

Girona

The city of the four rivers Girona is the capital of the province and county

Torrassa

The lightning tower It is one of the district of Hospitalet and it takes its

Palau Reial

A farm that turned into a palace The Palau Reial of Pedralbes is a palace

Verdaguer

The clergyman of the Catalan Renaissance Jacint Verdaguer i Santaló was born in Folgueroles in

Universitat

A building with lots of history The historic building of the University of Barcelona was

Penitents

Convent for the needy A man known as Father Palau lived in this area towards

Jaume I

The conquering king Son of Peter the Second of Aragon and Mary of Montpellier, James

Urgell

The unfortunate count This station takes its name from the Count of Urgell Street. James

Poble Sec

Descending from Montjuic The Poble-sec orography, which stretches along one of the sides of Montjuic

Joanic

A family by the name of Joanich This metro station abuts on the square Joanic,

Urquinaona

The Bishop who fell in love with Barcelona José Maria Urquinaona y Bidot was born

Sants Estació

The central station of Barcelona Sants train station is located in Sants district, which got