Spain has an ancient and glorious history. It has been a little kingdom, a vast and aggressive empire, then – one of Europe’s poorest countries… Now it is a tourist’s paradise, and Barcelona is its greatest pearl. Many of its old buildings are now hotels, ready to welcome and comfort any traveler. Most of them are situated in the so-called Gothic Quarter, named so after the area’s prevalent architectural style. There you can not only receive an accommodation fit for a king, but also perceive the particle of Barcelona’s immortal charm… or simply behold the astounding beauty of these centuries-old buildings.