Carrer del Consell de Cent, Barcelona

Carrer del Consell de Cent (official Catalan name; Spanish: Calle del Consejo de Ciento) is a long avenue in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It's one of the horizontal streets of the urban grid that makes up Eixample district, spanning the Esquerra de l'Eixample and the Dreta de l'Eixample quarters, starting at the Parc de Joan Miró by carrer de Vilamarí and ending in the neighbourhood of El Clot, by Avinguda Meridiana, in the Sant Martí district.

Carrer del Consell de Cent.

It's named after one of Catalonia's ancient government institutions: the Consell de Cent, the "Council of a Hundred", based in Barcelona. The street's name was approved in 1900, and has never officially changed (but the name has indeed changed of official language). Its original denomination on Ildefons Cerdà's plan, however, was Ll[1] (a separate letter in the Spanish alphabet before 1994).

Remarkable architectureEdit

TransportEdit

Barcelona MetroEdit

BusEdit

  • Bus lines 62, 92
  • Night bus lines N3,

Bars and clubsEdit

"Left" of Passeig de Gràcia, in the Esquerra de l'Eixample, lies the so-called Gaixample, a gay village. Carrer del Consell de Cent is one of the streets in that area, with some venues like Átame, Crazy's, Dacksy, Sazzerak...[4]

LibrariesEdit

See alsoEdit

Historical study of the Casas Cerdà, written by Elena Moral and Cynthia Emmi

Coordinates: 41°23′52″N 2°10′29″E / 41.3979°N 2.1747°E / 41.3979; 2.1747