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District: Les Corts, Barcelona

District: Les Corts, Barcelona

Les Corts Barcelona is considered to be the district of class, dignity, and peacemaking. It’s quite a friendly area where you will meet lots of smiling visitors but also will also have a lot of stuff to do and places to visit.

History of Les Corts

Les Corts is one of the ten districts in Barcelona which has had a massive division since 1984 which was created in 1897 out of the two previous municipalities allowing Les Corts and a few other areas to become part of the Sarria-Sant Gervasi , having such a small number in the district making it the less popular district in Barcelona. Actually, the name is not originated in the workd ‘courts’, but derived from the Latin cohors, which means “rural houses”, as a reference to the local Roman villas.

What to see in Les Corts 

Les Corts is an important financial business district in Barcelona and has various good hotels and restaurants. Near there on Diagonal, there is a large shopping complex called L’Illa , where there are many good restaurants huge supermarket, a small exhibition center and of course lots of clothes shops including some of the world’s most popular international brands such as Zara, Custo, and Garcia.

There is another place to visit during the day which is the stunning Placa Espanya which is just a few minutes away from Les Corts. Here you will acknowledge and see all the wonderful entertainment that the Montjuic will have to offer during the day. You can take a walk into the historical island where you will see a leafy area called Eixample, it will take you about half an hour getting there. There are good facilities and more historic, picturesque areas are a walk away.

Also do not forget if you are a football maniac, Barcelona’s Football Ground Camp Nou is based in this area Les Corts and if you are an enthusiast you can take a tour of the museum and grounds.

Where to eat in Les Corts

There are many restaurants to wine and dine in such as La Tertulia, Negro-Rojo, Verd & Co, Mussol Pedralbes Center and many more. All these are a delightful delicate mixture of a healthy lifestyle as well including some of the top Meat, Catalan, Tapas, Mediterranean season cuisine.

The night life in les Corts is quite outstanding as there are many, bars and clubs. Be sure to remember to dress up magnificently as this one of the nicest looking parts of Barcelona and you will surely bump into the rich. However for some of you who might not enjoy clubbing or is not really your thing, do not worry, there is a tapas place in every corner of the street so be sure to give that a visit!

Where to stay in Les Corts

This friendly district is known to be quite relaxing , calm and full with friendly streets where you will find the many upper-class people in this area. Rent an apartment in Les Corts where you will meet the young stylish visitors as well as social. here you will also be able to enjoy the luxury of good drinks, music and amazing nightlife.

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Written by: xavi

xavi

Hello there! I love to travel, and Barcelona is a great city to live, thats why I decided to write about it and share my experiences!

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