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  • Languages
    English, Spanish
  • Duration
    90 Minutes

Barcelona in the XIX century was called the Manchester of Spain because of many factories and industries. Along with the factories came the barracks and shacks by the beach area that were built by the workers migrating from all over the country.

In 1992 Barcelona hosted the Olympic Games and the city went through a major transformation, specially the industrial neighbourhood called Poblenou.

In our walk we,ll see some of those fantastic buildings, former factories, towers, chimneys, etc that were once part of the industrial Barcelona. And also the amazing remodeling that was necessary for the city to become Olympic.

We,ll also walk by the marina and the beach of the Olympic Port and we,ll finish in front of a gorgeous Modernist water tower that belonged to the old main gas factory in town.

Ready to explore that great part of the city? Come Walk with me!



  • Group Ticket

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    25 €
  • Photographs

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  • Booklet

    Get a PDF with information shared during the tour, photos and links for further research!

    5 €



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  • Anabel Garcia
    Anabel Garcia
    26 October 2020 at 14:02

    Great walk! My husband and I are tecnichal architects and as lovers of Barcelona we were very interested in the transformation of this city from the architecture point of view. Jesus did a marvelous job so profesional and knowledgeable and at the same time fun and entertaining. This was a new and fantastic experince. We,will walk again with you!!

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    • Jesus
      26 October 2020 at 21:38

      Hi, Ana! Thank you for your review, so very nice of you. And thank you for all your questions during the walk. It was a pleasure to take you and your husband to that part of Barcelona. You know that both of you can walk with me anytime. All the best!

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Hosted By Jesus


I work as a Tour Manager since 1992, the year we had the Olympic Games in the city I love and live now, Barcelona.

I have worked as a translator-interpreter, even had my years as an actor and published my first novel two years ago. I've lived in many countries including Germany, Brazil, Portugal and the US and I speak Spanish, English and Portuguese.

My passions are history, literature, architecture, languages, film and sports, and I feel very fortunate to work as a Tour Manager and share a combination of them with my clients in the cities we visit together.

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