Forget the Mexican sombreros, do not ever buy a shabby cotton shirt and, of course, remember that flamenco dresses have little or nothing to do with the Catalan culture. If you want a different and original souvenir, you must go to this collection of some of the most interesting shops in Barcelona you should not miss.
The most curious shops in Barcelona you have to visit
Creaciones Escribà. Would you like to be Charlie in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Don’t worry, in Creaciones Escribà you will feel like the protagonist of this story, surrounded by artisan chocolates and pastries with the most modern and original designs: from shoes to rings that are birthday cakes.It is in Les Rambles, 83 and Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 546.
Aliens4sale. If your passion is science fiction, you can not miss this incredible store at Paseo San Juan, 5. Here there are aliens in colorful formaldehyde cans heads ready to hang in your living room or reproductions of the entire body of all kinds of aliens.
Doctor Paper. Tin cups, amigurumi, notebooks made from recycled material … Here there is a collection of beautiful objects of all kinds, from backpacks to tin toys for the more nostalgic. Get lost in this shop in Travessera de Gràcia, 130.
El rey de la magia. Store, museum, theater… This space with over a century of history behind it is the gateway to a fantasy world where everything is possible. Whether you’re not escapist or conjurer, its charm will catch you! Be captivated by the magic in Carrer de la Princesa, 11.
Papabubble. Are you a lover of the curious and unusual shops? Great! To see how to knead and mold lollipops and candy is something hypnotic, and certainly you can not leave without at least a pack of candies. Succumb to temptation in carrer Ample, 28.
Grey Street. In the Peu de la Creu street, 25 there is a corner dedicated to vintage, craft books, handmade… If you are looking for the perfect gift, in Grey Street you will find it. And 20 nice things for you, too!
Wawas. Postcards, key chains, fridge magnets… Common things, but with original and different images of Barcelona. Perfect to take home an authentic souvenir! Carrer dels Carders, 14.
This is just a small collection of interesting shops in Barcelona: much of the charm of the city lies in wander through the streets of the Gothic Quarter, the Raval or Gracia and discover the most original and authentic city spaces.
So now you know: get ready to explore the Catalan capital searching for the authentic and genuine souvenir.
Foto portada: Galeria Aliens4sale