• El ingenio Barcelona
  • Tucked away in the heart of the gothic quarter, just a stone’s throw from La Rambla, El Ingenio has been trading festival-related goods for the people of Catalunya since 1838. Beyond the cacophony of puppets, poi, gargantuan festival heads, Carnaval masks and joke-shop paraphernalia lies a family-run business spanning generations, with a passion for tradition and the timeless art of entertainment. Rosa Cardona is part of this lineage and the… More info
    C/ Rauric 6, Barcelona, 08002
  • Sabater hermanos Barcelona
  • If you're seeking sanctuary from the tourist masses of the Barri Gòtic, you can usually find respite on the tranquil Plaça de Sant Felip Neri. You can also find some amazing soap. Located on this charming little square, Sabater Hermanos is a family-run soap shop in its third generation. The business was started by Sebastián Sabater in Buenos Aires in 1937. After Argentina's economic crises peaked in 2001, Sebastián's granddaughter, Eliana… More info
    Pl. Sant Felip Neri 1, Barcelona, 08002
  • Momo Barcelona
  • In the spirit of the owner’s reverence for history and tradition, this haven of tranquility can be found nestled in the heart of the old Jewish quarter within the Barri Gotic. When Kaori, the brains behind Momo (Japanese for "peach") first arrived in Barcelona 15 years ago, the frustration of eating Eastern food with only Western utensils eventually led her to source traditional crockery from Japan, Korea and Vietnam herself. Many of the… More info
    C/ Arc de St. Ramón del Call, 6, Barcelona, 08002
  • La talenta Barcelona
  • What is old and broken needn't be thrown away - they just might need a little bit of La Talenta's tenderness, care, and mending. Such is the philosophy of the lifestyle store that opened in Barcelona's gothic quarter in September 2013. Thanks to its focus on breathing new life into objects through careful restoration, vintage furniture lines its walls and colorful bicycles hang from the ceiling rafters. Aside from her nifty talent for DIY… More info
    Carrer Códols, 23, Barcelona, 08002
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