Sant Antoni is one of the neighborhoods located at Eixample district in  Barcelona. Sant Antoni is located between streets Gran Via, Ronda de Sant Antoni, Ronda de Sant Pau and Paral-lel; so, its location is quite central and privileged, and well connected to the rest of the city by public transport.

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Sant Antoni Market, photo by marimbajlamesa in Flickr

If you’re looking for apartments in Barcelona it could be a good choice to stay in apartments in Sant Antoni centre, since the area is very close to Barcelona’s Old Town or Ciutat Vella (specifically is next to El Raval in Barcelona) and to other places like the Plaza Espanya,  Eixample Dret and Eixample Esquerre. If you are going to spend your holiday in Barcelona or you’ll be here for business matters, you can find several options for renting apartments for days in Sant Antoni.

Attractions in the neighborhood of Sant Antoni in Barcelona:

  • Sant Antoni Market: inaugurated in 1882, this is one of the main markets in Barcelona. It is currently under renovation and right now is operating in temporary facilities located at Ronda de Sant Antoni. On Sundays there is an interesting activity in this market, as it holds the Sunday Market of Sant Antoni, which is the world’s largest trade fair for the exchange of books, postcards, magazines, video games, comics, CDs and more.
  • Movies: In the district of Sant Antoni can find two major theaters of Barcelona: Cine Renoir Floridablanca (Street Floridablanca 135), whose main attraction is that the films are in original language (with subtitles), and Cinema Urgell (Street Comte d’Urgell 29), which is the largest cinema in Barcelona.
  • Mistral Avenue: This is an old medieval road that served to go out of the city, ??which has become a pedestrian street that runs through the district of Sant Antoni.
  • Computer Shops: In the district of Sant Antoni, specifically in the streets Ronda de Sant Antoni, Sepúlveda and Floridablanca you’ll find a wide variety of computer stores.

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