In the heart of the city of Barcelona is an antique lover’s paradise. The Bulevard dels Antiquaris is a shopping gallery dedicated to arts and antiques and it is the best location in the city for anyone with an interest in these kinds of collectibles. The vibe here is a lovely mixture between market and shopping center, therefore even ardent flea-market lovers will feel at home here, strolling around the different stores as if visiting vendors’ stalls.
The Bulevard dels Antiquaris is a one-of-a-kind shopping area in the city. 73 individual establishments are open for business here, creating a rich selection of different vintage and antique wares for visitors to browse through. These stores display furniture, paintings, sculptures, primitive and Eastern art, archaeology, jewelry, ivories, crystals, dolls, decoratives arts in general, and small gift objects. For tourists, this is a wonderful place to go souvenir shopping as it is here that one will find something truly unique. The more qualified collector will find that a day can easily be lost here, though thankfully many of the stalls are open every day of the week.
The business owners within the Bulevard dels Antiquaris have amassed a stellar reputation over the years, especially with regards to the quality of the items they stock. They offer the art-loving public a complete guarantee of the authenticity of the work they sell, as well as a safe future investment. Therefore, even shoppers who may not feel 100% confident in their own knowledge of collectible art and antiques can feel comfortable splashing out on a beautiful piece or two from these stores.
Some of the stores at the Bulevard dels Antiquaris are somewhat specialized and others stock a general collection of antiques. Antiguedades Canas has a fantastic collection of dolls among other antiques, Bonnin has jewelry that must be seen to be believed, Silvia Soler focuses on Oriental antiques, and Antiguedades Pilar has great vintage clothing and linens. This names but a few of the stores that make up the awesome antiquing experience of the Bulevard dels Antiquaris.