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VIDEO: the Poble Sec neighborhood

Written by Paula

Poble Sec is a residential neighborhood that has a long-standing tradition in the world of theatre and entertainment.

El Molino Barcelona 

barcelona poble secEl Molino Barcelona is a café/concert hall owned by Ociopuro that presents risqué shows performed by some of the best artists of the cabaret genre. It is one of the most important establishments of its genre in all of Europe.

El Molino Barcelona is located at Carrer de Vila i Vilà, 99.

Parque del Mirador del Poble-Sec

Parque del Mirador del Poble-Sec is a pleasant park by Montjuïc mountain, from which you can see Paseo de Colon and Barcelona’s Port. The park combines the characteristics of both an urban and a forest park, which makes it a nice area to walk and a pleasant area to sit for a rest.

Related article: El Parc i la Llacuna del Poblenou: Barrios of Barcelona

Teatre Grec

Teatre Grec was designed by architects Ramon Reventós and Nicolau Maria Rubió i Tudurí, built in 1929 for the International Exposition. This open-air theatre has received several famous plays, operas, dance shows and concerts. Today Teatre Grec is mainly used in the summer for Festival Grec.

Teatre Grec is located at  Passeig de Santa Madrona, 36.

BARTS – Barcelona Arts on Stage 

Formerly known as Gran Teatro Español, BARTS is a theater located in Paral-lel Avenue. The theatre opened its doors for the first time in 1892, being renovated and changing its name a series of times over the years.  Today, BARTS presents a variety of shows, plays, and concerts for adults and children.

BARTS – Barcelona Arts on Stages located at Avenida Paral-lel, 62.

Carrer de Blai

Carrer de Blai is the street to visit if you want to enjoy good tapas. There are a series of restaurants and bars where you can get good food at great prices, like at La Tasqueta de Blai, where you can choose from a wide variety of pintxos for 1€ each.

Jardines de les Tres Xemeneis

barcelona poble secThe Three Chimneys Garden owes its name to the three large chimneys from the former La Canadense electric plant. The garden has a series of pieces that are representative of the industrial era, that today serve as works of art.

Sala Apolo

Inside the former Sala Apolo theatre, you will find one of the most popular nightclubs in Barcelona. Each night has a different theme, ranging from Rock and Roll to Hip Hop and Techno. The nightclub also receives concerts and performances by international DJs.

Sala Apolo is located at Nou de la Rambla, 113.

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Paula is an experienced content writer, translator and editor.

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