Port Vell, Barcelona

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Port Vell is the modern heart of the tourists’ Barcelona, even though its name translates to “Old Port.” There are multiple theaters, including an IMAX theater, and numerous shops. It’s also home to Europe’s largest aquarium. Take the time to see the bridge open up for a boat to pass, and look at the water to admire the swimming fish and floating sculptures. Note that this port connects to the pedestrian street Las Ramblas. Plan your visit to Port Vell and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Barcelona holiday builder app .
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  • A classy part of Barcelona, definitely worth a look. Check out the amazing yachts and see how the other half live! Also go to bar 1881 on top of the museum building for a great vibe and drinks.  more »
  • It was just lovely. Perfect place for chill out. The food was good. Drink not so expensive. Generally happy with the place  more »
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  • Ideally situated in the heart of Barcelona, only a 20-minute drive from the international airport, OneOcean Port Vell is also unique for its position in a city centre.
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