According to the development plan of Barceloneta, this area was the center of the new district and remained so until the construction of high-rise buildings in the late 19th century.
The house of Lesseps (Casa Lesseps) - in this house from 1842 to 1848 lived the Consul of France Ferdinand de Lesseps.
But Lesseps ' fame was not in international diplomacy, but as an engineer, the author of the Suez canal construction project.
In the center of the square there is a beautiful cast-iron lantern in art Nouveau style.
He it is also a water source. I haven't tried drinking it myself, but I haven't seen any forbidding signs, so you can quench your thirst here.