La Rambla is the most famous street of Barcelona. It separates the Barcelona’s old town in two, while connecting the Plaça de Catalunya with the Christopher Columbus Monument. It is the central point for tourists and is very popular among the citizens of Barcelona because of the many cafes, restaurants and boutiques, opened in the historical buildings along the street.
From La Rambla the visitors can enter the world-famous marketplace, La Boqueria. Tracing back its origin to the Middle Ages, this place still serves as the favorite shopping place for locals. It offers a variety of fruit and vegetables from all over the world, as well as meat products. Spanish ham or jamón is among the most popular items purchased here.
The metro station Liceu is near the middle of the street.
Being the most important street in Barcelona, La Rambla has luxurious restaurants and bars.