Parc i la Llacuna del Poblenou is a neighbourhood in the well-known district of Sant Martí. The neighbourhood comprises the Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, Carrer de la Llacuna, Pere IV, Avila, Llull, Wellington, Pujades, Roger de Flor, Almogávares and the Avinguda Meridiana up until the Plaza de les Glòries Catalanes. Urban areas were established around Parque Estación del Norte, Parque de la Ciutadella and Llacuna.
It is a neighbourhood that is closer to the centre of the city, compared to its adjacent neighbourhoods, except the neighbourhood of La Vila Olímpica del Poblenou. And for this reason, the neighbourhood is much sought-after.
It is quieter than Ciutat Vella, but very close to it. The neighbourhood also borders the district of l'Eixample. If you are looking to rent an apartment in the district of Sant Martí, the neighbourhood of El Parc i la Llacuna del Poblenou is an excellent option.
The neighbourhood of El Parc i la Llacuna del Poblenou is a quiet, residential neighbourhood, but with many services such as schools, institutes, municipal markets and civic centers.
The Les Glòries Shopping Centre is also an important recreational and commercial facility and can be found in the bordering neighbourhood of El Clot, which is very close to the neighbourhood of El Parc i la Llacuna del Poblenou.
A very important business area in the Catalan capital, 22@, also lies in this neighbourhood, which makes it very interesting for workers and entrepreneurs. Its industrial history goes back to the beginning of the 20th century, when many small factories and industrial businesses started in this area, attracting workers from all over the peninsula.
Thanks to them, Barcelona became an industrial and business reference, that has marked the history of the Catalan community. The old factories have now been replaced by the district of 22@, creating a wide range of jobs and the opportunity to collaborate with different interesting technological profiles in the increasing number of startups in Barcelona.
Therefore, the neighbourhood is ideal for workers and entrepreneurs who want to live close to work. Rental prices in the area are not that cheap, on the other hand, considering its proximity to the city centre and the services offered in this neighbourhood. You can find spacious apartments, smaller apartments and business premises that have been converted into designer lofts here. The area is very well connected to other areas of Barcelona.
One of the most interesting things to see in this area, is the nightlife complex known as Marina, which includes different nightclubs and discos, and which is well known with locals. One of the clubs is the famous Razzmatazz nightclub, which organizes concerts with famous artists.
Despite this, the area is really quiet. Therefore, the neighbourhood of El Parc i la Llacuna del Poblenou is ideal for young people and workers from 22@, or for students who want to start their professional career at one of the startups in this area of Barcelona.