Places like hiking center, a shop, a cafe or a civic center containing the remains of the Roman colony of Barcino
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The Roman fort, built between the IV centuries BC and AD is still visible on the walls more unexpected. The old Barcino is still visible in the streets of the city, but it is also inside some buildings. A small tour of Old Town makes time travel possible, up to 2,000 years ago, when Barcelona was a small Roman colony and strengthened through a wall that endures despite the years.
Street Avignon Ramblers Association Ethnography and Folklore (AEEF) is the only place in which you can enter the wall between the fortress built in the first century BC to delimit the city and built in the fourth century AD more robust defense. In the Middle Ages it was common to make openings in the wall and remove the debris that filled the space between the two walls to expand housing.
Thus, through the AEEF can access the inside of the towers 52 and 53 of the fortification and even sat with them, because there are tables, chairs and a fireplace. One of the club members, Alfred Llorea, began to crush the wall in 1957 because he suspected would find the wall. The works were finished in 1987, and currently the site can be visited on weekdays (except Thursdays) from 19 to 21 hours, making a reservation.
Call street clothes shop with a sign invited to see the Roman walls. Inside the venue, just between testers and hanger, you can admire a majestic tower section. Even you can see a piece of spine, evidence that the construction of the wall pieces often took advantage of other buildings. A few feet away, on the street of New Bathrooms, cafe modernist Farm also retains a wall in the dining room at the time.
The Mercer Hotel Barcelona, located in the Lledó, has the privilege of being able to enforce them meetings in a Roman tower, number 28. It is very well preserved, and often becomes a dining room. The restaurant and bar area are also flanked by the wall of the fourth century AD, and the library is based on the old walkway, linking all the towers. In fact, it is still visible very clearly the entrance to the tower number 29.
The Civic Center Courtyard Lemon Street Regomir hides some remains unbeatable.
Due to an expansion of the center, public baths of Barcino were revealed. The sailors and travelers they could bathe before entering the city, which acceded to the Sea Gate, also visible from the center of the exhibition hall, the Hall of Ruins. It was a step back for pedestrians has been restored as it was. Other remains have undergone changes throughout history, such as the adjacent section of the wall, where you can clearly see a fireplace. The space is managed by the Barcelona City History Museum and can be visited with the accompaniment of a volunteer who also offers historical information.
Courtesy Avantgarde Limousine Barcelona