La Rambla or Las Rambla, as it is often referred to locally, is the most famous street in Barcelona. This boulevard is a popular landmark in the city. Stretching for 1.2 kilometres, the mostly pedestrian area cuts through the heart of the city centre...more
La Rambla or Las Rambla, as it is often referred to locally, is the most famous street in Barcelona. This boulevard is a popular landmark in the city. Stretching for 1.2 kilometres, the mostly pedestrian area cuts through the heart of the city centre and is one of the most vibrant promenades in the city. It is a popular street and a tourist magnet that provides visitors with a better understanding of the Catalan culture. The street is lined with hawkers, street artists, mimes, souvenir kiosks, flower stalls and human statues and is surely a great place to start exploring the city of Barcelona. La Rambla is a fun place to just stroll through and enjoy some leisure time, and is also a popular meetup and hang out spot. La Rambla should be on every visitor's list of places to visit when in Barcelona, as it not only allows them to be part of the lively atmosphere and gives them a peek into the life and history of the city, but it also enables them to admire the lovely buildings and landmarks in the area.
Although the area is open till late, Muslim tourists are highly recommended to visit the famous boulevard during the morning or early evening hours.
Around an hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The vibrant and lively streets, the striking buildings and landmarks
Muslim tourists visiting La Rambla may not find prayer facilities in the area; however, they will be able to find several mosques and Islamic centres in the city of Barcelona. They could ask the locals or get directions at their hotel to the nearest mosques when needed. With quite a number of prayer facilities available in the city, visitors will not find it difficult to locate one nearby.
The street of La Rambla is known to have numerous restaurants. Muslim visitors will be able to locate a number of Halal food outlets while here. Rajah is one such restaurant that serves Pakistani cuisine along with Indian tandoori dishes, while Pita House serves Middle Eastern cuisine, and A La Turka serves Turkish dishes. With numerous excellent restaurants in Barcelona serving an array of cuisine such as Middle Eastern, French, Pakistani, Indian, Lebanese, Spanish and more, Muslim visitors will not be disappointed.