The Eixample is the quarter designed during the middle of the 19th century by Ildefons Cerdà, expanding the medieval city of into space left empty for defense outside the city walls.
Photo: Alhzeiia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a building designed by noted modernisme architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, located at Passeig de Gràcia 35 in the Eixample district of . Photo: Kwong Yee Cheng, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a concert hall in , , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Palau Baró de Quadras is a small modernista palace located in on Avinguda Diagonal, equidistant from La Pedrera and Casa de les Punxes. Photo: Josep Panadero, CC BY 2.5.

The is a cultural center and museum, located in Carrer d'Aragó, in , . Photo: Turol Jones, un artista de cojones, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a district of and is the most distinctively Catalan neighbourhood within easy walking distance of the city centre. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is, as its name suggests, the oldest part of . Photo: jlascar, CC BY 2.0.

, also known as Gràcia, is a neighborhood in the district of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


41.3937° or 41° 23' 37.3" north
2.1637° or 2° 9' 49.2" east
44 metres (144 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
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Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Էշամպլե
  • Basque: Eixample
  • Catalan: Barri de l'Eixample
  • Catalan: Districte 2
  • Catalan: Districte II
  • Catalan: Districte de l'Eixample
  • Catalan: Eixample
  • Catalan: Eixample Cerdà
  • Catalan: Eixample barceloní
  • Catalan: Eixample de Barcelona
  • Cebuano: Eixample
  • Chinese: 扩展区
  • Dutch: Eixample
  • Esperanto: Eixample
  • Finnish: Eixample
  • French: Eixample
  • French: district de l'Eixample
  • Galician: Eixample de Barcelona
  • Georgian: ეშამპლე
  • German: Eixample
  • German: Ensanche
  • Greek: Eixample
  • Greek: Εσάμπλε
  • Hebrew: אישמפלה
  • Italian: Eixample
  • Italian: Ensanche
  • Japanese: アシャンプラ
  • Luxembourgish: Distrikt Ensanche
  • Luxembourgish: Eixample
  • Malagasy: Eixample
  • Norwegian: Eixample
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Eixample
  • Occitan (post 1500): Districte de l'Eixample
  • Occitan (post 1500): Districte de lEixample
  • Polish: Eixample
  • Polish: Ensanche
  • Portuguese: Distrito de Eixample
  • Portuguese: Eixample
  • Quechua: Eixample distritu
  • Romanian: Eixample
  • Russian: Эшампле
  • Spanish: Distrito del Ensanche
  • Spanish: Eixample
  • Spanish: Eixample de Barcelona
  • Spanish: Ensanche
  • Spanish: L'Eixample
  • Spanish: barrio del Ensanche
  • Spanish: distrito 2
  • Spanish: distrito del Eixample
  • Spanish: ensanche de Barcelona
  • Swedish: Eixample
  • Swedish: L'Eixample
  • Turkish: Eixample
  • Ukrainian: Ашямпла
  • Ukrainian: Ешямпле
  • Distrito Eixample

Other Places Named Eixample

  • Neighborhood, Barcelona, Catalonia
  • Valencia, Valencian Community
  • Neighborhood, Girona, Catalonia

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Eixample. See this page's contributions. Photo: Armigo, CC BY-SA 3.0.