Time goes by and some shops in the city of Barcelona are clear examples of the history of the city. They are shops with more than one hundred years and mostly modernist style.
Some of these emblematic stores continue to offer original products and some other shops offer new products. You can identify them because in their entrance they have a distinctive sign that catalogs them as the unique and most important shops from an historical point of view and the city’s heritage.
According to VisitBarcelona guide of BarcelonaTurisme, some of these historic shops that are well worth visiting and be surprised by their interiors, facades and products are:
- Rei Herbalist( C/Vidre, 1)
In it you will find medicinal plants, spices, tea and natural cosmetics. In this herbalist of 1818 and heritage of Barcelona you will also find history in its exterior and interior with a XIX century environment and a fountain dedicated to Linne
- Bagués´s Jewellery (Pg de Gràcia, 41)
In its interior, shine and reflections with high-end jewelry and in its exterior culture, art and history.
- Xancó´s shirts (La Rambla, 79-80)
This shop of almost two hundred years of history is placed in Ramblas, one of the most emblematic places of the city. Inside, the cash register is what surprises the most. This shop is part of the Architectural,Historic-Artistic and Landscape Heritage Catalog of the emblematic Establishments of Barcelona.
Other emblematic shops recommended by VisitBarcelona guide of BarcelonaTurisme are Casa Calicó, Cottet Optics and Audiology, Rovira´s drugstore, Boileu´s editorial, “El Rei de la Magia”, San José´s stamperie, knitted prooducts La Torre, “La Casa de las Sabatilles”, La Mallorquina, Manual Alpargatera, fur shop La Sibèria, Mil and Obach hat shops.
During your holidays to Barcelona, do not miss these emblematic places and let yourself flown through the time and history of the city. To locate these places you can use our free handy smartphone that you will find in the room of your Hotel Barcelona Princess and Negresco Princess.