Roman wine under Barcelona

by  |  29-06-2013

European cities are generally excellent in having a multitude of museums to visit and while Barcelona is no Paris, it has its fair share as well. But, one of the museums that is often overlooked is the Barcelona City History Museum. Located in Plaça del Rei, the first floor isn’t terribly mind blowing, consisting of various artifacts from the 2,000+ years of history that Barcelona has seen. It’s a nice collection, but nothing worth a heavy recommendation. It’s only once you set foot in an elevator with “2013” on a display inside of it that things get interesting. As it goes down, the years reduce until you arrive at the beginning of the Roman Period. You step out and you immediately set foot in to the Roman foundations of old “Barcino”. This, is amazing as you first wind your way through various old homes and dye shops. Near the end […]
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