Raval is by many considered the most emblematic and authentic neighborhood in all of Barcelona. Raval is one of the 4 parts of the Ciutat Vella, or ‘old city’, part of Barcelona and is therefore filled with small narrow streets and charming plaças. Bordering Plaça Catalunya, the infamous Las Ramblas street, Barri Gotic and Sant Antoni makes Raval one of the most central areas in all of Barcelona, with easy access to nearly all of Barcelona city center's sights and attractions on foot. Las Ramblas, the famous street which cuts Ciutat Vella in two and thereby dividing El Raval and Barri Gotic all the way from Plaça Catalunya to Port Vell, is perhaps Barcelona’s most famous street, and for a very good reason. Las Ramblas is sidelined by restaurants and bars all the way through, and the street itself is bustling with flowers, souvenir and knick-knack shops, street performers, drawing artists, etc. Raval is famous for its many small and authentic gin, vermouth and cocktail bars, side by side with fantastic restaurants, serving food from all corners of the world due to Ravals multiethnic population. Raval is home to a number of attractions, most famous the grand theatre of Barcelona, the Liceu opera hall, the Modern Art Museum of Barcelona, the MACBA and Gaudí’s Palau Güell. From being a neighborhood with a terrible reputation, El Raval has now transformed into one of the most sought after and emblematic neighborhoods in all of Barcelona. A neighborhood where you see the luxurious Barceló hotel flanked by backpacker hostels, Michelin restaurants bordering Döner stands and chic cocktail bars flanked by century old local vermouth bars. A truly remarkable place that combines the best of both worlds.