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The Bolivian Culture in Barcelona

Written by Rachel G

Barcelona might be a major Spanish city, but it’s full of people from all over the world. From the rest of Europe to around the globe, a variety of different cultures are represented in the Catalan capital. If you’re interested in learning more about the Bolivian culture or you’re from Bolivia yourself and want to join a Bolivian community in the city, here are a few of the places you’ll find the Bolivian culture in Barcelona.

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Centre Bolivia Català

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The Bolivian Catalan Center works directly with Barcelona’s population of immigrants in both regular and irregular residency situations to form a community of Bolivians in the city and foster good relations between the Bolivian population and the government of Catalonia. It’s also an information center where immigrants can get all the information they need about administrative procedures, health care, education, and more. They even hold several special events for the community in which everyone can come together and participate. These include Carnival celebrations, dance performances, and other cultural festivals. The center provides a starting point for Bolivians who are new to Barcelona as well as a community for those who have been in the city for years.

Address: Carrer de la Reina Amàlia, 30-32, 08001 Barcelona

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Bolivian Food at La Cuineta de Horta

La Cuineta de Horta is one of the best Bolivian restaurants in Barcelona. It’s the perfect place for both Bolivians missing the taste of home and for those who want to try a new international cuisine. Their food is authentic, homemade, and delicious, and customer service is some of the friendliest around. You can choose from a selection of traditional dishes on the menu such as empanadas and a variety of grilled meats with vegetables.

Address: Carrer de Petrarca, 40, 08031 Barcelona

Latinbol Supermarket

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If you want to make some traditional Bolivian food at home, Barcelona’s Latin supermarkets will provide you with all the ingredients you need. Latinbol, conveniently located in the city center near metro Urquinaona, is one of the most popular options offering all the highest-quality Latin American products you won’t find in the regular Spanish supermarkets. They even have a hidden restaurant inside the supermarket that serves up a variety of Bolivian specialties, including silpancho, ch’arki, and more.

Address: Carrer de Trafalgar, 17, 08010 Barcelona

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About the author

Rachel G

Originally from the United States, Rachel has been living in Spain since 2014. After two years in Madrid, she moved to Barcelona in 2016 to pursue her passions in writing and photography. She spends her free time enjoying life in beautiful Barcelona and traveling around Europe as much as possible.

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