Barcelona’s slave trade history revealed on new walking tour

A tour of the Ramblas and Gothic Quarter highlights a dark part of Barcelona’s past, including how many of its famous sights were built with fortunes made from slavery Square one … Barcelona’s slave trade history walking tour starts near Plaça de Catalunya. Photograph: Alamy Modernisme, Catalonia’s stunning take on art nouveau, is as important to the Barcelona brand as Barça striker Lionel Messi. The work of Antoni Gaudí in particular defines much of the city centre but few locals, let alone the tourists queueing to get into world-famous sights…

Read More