El Clot (Sant Martí)

El Clot (Sant Martí)

Barcelona - Spain

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El Clot (Sant Martí)

Barcelona, Spain

The area dates back to the Medieval period, when it was known for its honey production. El Clot still preserves the little streets that run between the broader ones, most recently constructed. During the 19th century, flour mills arrived followed by textile factories, turning El Clot into an important working-class industrial neighbourhood populated mainly by people from the rest of Catalunã. LES GLORIES SHOPPING CENTRE is just nearby, along with pedestrianised shopping street Carrer de Rogent, where you can find local products. The impressive Torre Agbar, 144 m of steel, glass, light and colour, defines the skyline of the neighbourhood. El Clot has good transportation connections as it houses Clot-Aragó, Barcelona’s main local train station ad it is connected to the metro grid.

The neighbours

The neighbourhood is chosen by many Catalan families. It doesn't have many tourists.

Interesting points

Parc del Clot, a beautiful green garden ideal to spend sunny days.

You will fall in love with

Passatge de Robacols where a row of little white houses seem to be caught in a time warp.

The lifestyle

Life in El Clot is peaceful and serene.



About the city

Coming to study in Barcelona is life-changing. The capital of the Catalan region is home to Spain’s two best-ranked universities, and is one of the world’s most exciting cities. Here, you’ll find everything from great architecture, performing arts, and cultural centres, to economic hubs leading the way towards the future.

Studying in Barcelona is more than just that – it’s an adventure. The friends you make, the great weather you’ll enjoy, all contribute to this city’s charm.

Finding accommodation for students in Barcelona is very easy and affordable, especially when you’ve got Uniplaces to help you book safely!