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The Born-La Ribera district – the oldest neighborhood in Barcelona

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El Born is one of the neighborhoods that form, along with the Gothic, Raval and Barceloneta, the historic center (Ciudad Vella) of Barcelona. It consists of two distinct areas, Ribera and El Born, but the latter has taken on such importance in recent years that its name is often used as a synonym for the entire neighborhood. The word Born means enclosure and indicates the place where the tournaments between knights took place.

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