It is a high class residential district with many shops and its main tourist attraction is the famous Paseo de Gràcia. This avenue is particularly well known for the presence of establishments of the most exclusive and prestigious designers. The architecture in this district is really impressive, including the Pedrea and Casa Batlló by Gaudi, to mention just two of the city's most emblematic buildings.
This zone also offers exciting nightlife and very good transport services.
The sector containing the Sacred Family and the Temple, renowned worldwide, is the place most visited by tourist and one of Barcelona's most impressive monuments.