Safety

The city of Barcelona is generally a safe city for visitors and this applies equally to El Born which is a very sophisticated and s

afe place to be.

Nevertheless in any big city visitors are advised to be cautious with their personal belongings, particularly at night and in tourist areas.

For more details consult your home government travel warnings.

UK: http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/travel-advice-by-country/europe/spain

US: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1024.html#safety

Culture in el born

With it's historic and cultural traditions going back hundreds of years El Born, the Height of Barcelona, offers many sites of interest to the culture lover.

Of course merely walking the streets rich in history such as the Passeig del Born is itself an amazing cultural experience.  And the nightlife and bar scene is a form of modern culture.  But for the more traditional experience don't miss the many small art galleries in the district.