La Rambla, also known as Las Ramblas is the street that separates the Gothic neighbourhood from the Raval it is also the street that goes from Plaza Cataluña to Port Vell (Old Harbor). In las Ramblas is where our Hotel Serhs Rivoli is located.
This is an excellent point to start discovering Barcelona, because it is in the center of the city. The street is full of newstands and flower kiosks, streets performers, coffeshops and small shops. All this elements together create the magic of Las Ramblas. All along the street you can find different important buildings like the Palacio de la Virreina, el Teatro de El Liceo (El Liceu), la Plaza Real and the emblematic Boqueria Market. Walking in direction to Port Vell you can see the Columbus monument and its panoramic lookout, the old harbor of Barcelona, the Maritime Museum, the 3D cinema IMAX and the shopping center Maremagnum.
Did you know that Las Ramblas of Barcelona where built on a river? For this reason the street is called ‘La Rambla’ which means in arabic sandy stream.