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Montjuic (Jewish mountain) is rich with history and culture. Built in 1640, Montjuic Castle has a breathtaking view of the city and the harbor. Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village) offers an assortment of Spanish architecture, including the famed towers of Avila, and is an ideal place for a taste of Spanish nightlife.
Leave the 21st century behind and enter the medieval village of Santa Marti. The Santa Maria del Mar is a Catalan Gothic church featuring 15th to 18th century stained glass. The historic Barri Gótic as well as the surrounding Ciutat Vella (old town) is made up of a labyrinth of adjoining neighborhoods.