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Les Corts

Download date: 10/04/2024


Peaceful, elegant and with a life of its own concentrated in its charming squares, the Les Corts neighbourhood conceals traces ofa rural and industrial past.

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A peaceful neighbourhood

Situated between the extremes of bustling Sants and the tranquility of Barcelona’s upper reaches, Les Corts is the midway point, combining the peacefulness that characterises the well-off neighbourhoods and the accessibility that still remains in the former workers’ colonies from the beginning of the 20th century, like the old Colònia Castells.

Vestiges of a rural past

Part of a previously independent municipality that was annexed to Barcelona in 1897, the Les Corts neighbourhood still has fragments of personality hidden between the big residential blocks. This was initially a very rural place, with a wealthier part, which was commonly known as Les Corts Noves. Traces of this past can still be seen in the old stately

The squares of Can Rosés, Comas and La Concòrdia, located along the main streets crossing the area, are the heart of the old neighbourhood. The latter preserves the most charm, being home to the Antiga Farmàcia of Les Corts, the 19th century pharmacy; the Fragments Cafè; the stately home built in 1897, which now houses the Can Deu Civic Centre and the Santa Maria del Remei church.

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Location and contact

Location and contact

Les Corts

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