Carrer de Ferran

This street connects the square of Sant Jaume with the Rambla and is one of the main tourist destinations in Barcelona.

Carrer de Ferran, Barcelona

The street was laid out according to the plan of the City Council, officially opened in 1826 and named after king Fernando VII of Spain, who ruled at that time. The facades of the buildings were designed by the city architect Josep Mas I Vila.

Carrer de Ferran, Barcelona

In 1910, the street name was shortened to "Fernando". The word "Ferran" is nothing more than the name "Fernando" in Catalan, so the name of the street was pronounced by the residents of Barcelona, and in 1980 it was officially adopted.

Carrer de Ferran, Barcelona

The street is decorated with lanterns hanging on intricate cast-iron structures. Their authorship is often attributed to Antonio Gaudi, but this is the so-called "Parisian style", such lanterns can be found in many European cities.

Carrer de Ferran, Barcelona

There are many popular shops on the street, especially famous for pastry shops.

Carrer de Ferran, Barcelona

The famous bakery La Cure Gourmande offers a large selection of sweets.

Carrer de Ferran, Barcelona

At the end of the year, Christmas Santas, stylized Christmas trees and other decorations appear on many balconies.

Carrer de Ferran, Barcelona

Well, there are many tourists here at any time of the year.

Carrer de Ferran, Barcelona