Plaça Real, which actually means Royal Square, is a square in the old Roman village that is now known as the neighbourhood of Barri Gotic. Designed in the 19th century, it is easily accessible when walking down Las Ramblas towards the harbor. It’s a well-known tourist attraction and attracts many people, especially during night hours. Numerous dining options are available on and around the square with many different tastes and dishes. In the center of the square the fountain is a popular meeting place and starting point for further city exploration. The square area also houses many popular nightclubs like Jamboree and Karma, which go on until the early hours. In September, the annual La Mercé Festival attracts many people to the area who carry the Catalan flag to signal their desire for independence of the Catalan area in Spain. The area around Plaça Real is popular with tourists and thus many bars and restaurants can be found. It is located in the neighbourhood of Barri Gotic which offers many shopping and dining opportunities for every demand. A recommendation to anyone looking to taste the full power of the city of Barcelona.