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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Science Museum
“Another family-friendly activity in Sarrià is to pay a visit to the Cosmo Caixa Science Museum, where you will find a recreation of the Amazon rainforest and an exhibition on the history of geology.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Showing itself as a cozy restaurant, an ideal place to relax, enjoy, eat and drink well in good company with an urban and carefree air with a warm atmosphere in which to savor our own special dishes or tapas while the city roars at your feet.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Park
“The quiet neighbourhood of El Putxet i el Farró hides a beautiful historic spot of Barcelona. La caseta de las Ninas (The doll’s house) is a small house built in 1860 by Delfí Ginovart y Núria Coma i Borras family. It was meant for children to play inside and it is fully covered by ceramics with details to be discovered in every tile. Even though it has been vandalized, it is worth the visit. The experience can be completed with a walk to Mercè Rodoreda’s gardens and Putxet park’s panoramic views of Barcelona.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“Restaurant is located in a very beautiful historical building. The food is traditional Spanish old Castilian food, baby lamb and baby pig. Suitable for a simple lunch or dinner or a celebrations. The roasted suckling lamb is highly recommended!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Library
“Biblioteca Jaume Fuster was inaugurated in 2005, and a year later won the FAD Architecture Prize. It’s a gorgeous structure. Its four floors contain an amphitheater, auditorium, exhibition hall for art, a children’s space, a music room, a multimedia area, and a cafeteria. You can spend hours roaming around here. In addition to its impressive collection of literature, the library keeps a large catalogue of travel guides and books. It’s also open Sundays, a good time to go as it’s usually quiet.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Establishment
“Renowned for its large public bathing pool, the park is a green space in Gràcia’s district with a unique area for bathing which also conceals several artistic surprises like one Chillida’s sculpture.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Indredible views and food is good, nothing too fancy. Try to book with El Tenedor or Restaurante.com and get some discounts.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The best sunset in town... no matter when.. and with who... dont´ leave the city with out coming for a nice glass os cathalan cava.... My best spot ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“When you pass through the gate into the Jardins de La Tamarita, you enter a Barcelona that takes you back to a time when the bourgeoisie were building themselves mansions surrounded by gardens in the upper part of the city. These gardens are a good place for a rest and some peace and quiet, far from the madding crowd, on the other side of the stone and wrought-iron wall that surrounds the gardens, built to safeguard a space that was once private and which is now public. SCHEDULE: From 1 November to 31 March (every day), 10:00h to 19:00h. From 1 April to 31 October (every day), 10:00h to 21:00h. Closing time approximate, depending on the solar time (closed after dark in the evening). Sections from this amenity Children's Play Area”
  • 8 locals recommend
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Unique takes on traditional dishes in a rustic space
“Un buen restaurante para probar la comida tradicional catalana a buen precio.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bus Station
“La salida más cercana al apartamento es la que se indica como Av República Argentina. Esta te dejaré en la misma calle y en un par de minutos andado llegarás a casa.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Excellent restaurant in Tibidabo, with views of all Barcelona. Mediterranean market cuisine, with an exquisite preparation. Great wine list and dreamy desserts. Very friendly service and good atmosphere. I recommend the croquettes, the ox tail and the rice with snails, the snails "a la llauna". Prices: 30€ to 50€ Sunday - Saturday: 13:30 to 15:30h Monday - Saturday: 20:30 to 23:00h ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“A little bit more down is the other supermarket.. a bit bigger... but same thing! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“ABac Restaurant, awarded 3 *** by the Michelin Guide and Nominated as Best Restaurant of Catalonia 2011 by the Catalan Academy of Gastronomy, needs booking. You'll have a culinary show, the best quality and cutting-edge dishes, and a range of flavors will surprise you.  Infinity of dishes to which is better created and more surprising, all with the possibility of pairing it with 8 different drinks. End with 4 spectacular desserts end the Jordi Cruz's gastronomic show. Prices: 147€ to 200€ Lunch: 13.30 to 15h Dinner: 20.30 to 22h ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Establishment
“Great for pool, sauna, tanning, sports installations. Well equipped sport and spa center. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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  • 3 locals recommend