Plaza Catalunya is the most central spot in Barcelona. Surrounded by the large buildings of the shopping centres, it is the main meeting point for citizens and visitors to the city.
It was inaugurated in 1927 by King Alfonso XII and occupies an area of 5 hectares.
The plaza is surrounded by six sculptures representing the four Catalan capitals, labour and wisdom. At one end of the plaza, is a monument to former Catalan president, Francesc Macià, and is the work of Subirachs.
Address: Plaza Catalunya
Buses: 9, 14, 16, 17, 21, 24, 38, 41, 42, 55, 58, 59, 67, 68, 100, 141
Metro: Catalunya (L1 and L3)