The Rambla de los Capuchinos, also known as Rambla del Centro, begins in the space known as Boqueria Square, located between the Hospital street, the Liceo Theater and the entrance to Boqueria Street, extends to the Plaza del Teatro. This section of the Rambla is the part that first was a walk for all those who, in the morning, met with friends, giving this part of the street a popular air. The nights when there was a performance of Opera.
Starting our tour from the Plaza de la Boqueria, we found on the floor a part of pavement decorated by Joan Miró. On the right, the Lyceum Theater, rebuilt faithfully following the model of the old theater disappeared in the fire of January 31, 1994 and, past Union Street, the building of the Oriente Hotel built in 1882. Architects Eduard Fontseré and Juli Mariscal took advantage of the former college of San Buenaventura, work of Pere Serra (XVII century).
Next to the hotel is the headquarters of the Urban Guard of District I, and if we go a little further into the Nou de la Rambla street, we will find the Güell Palace, work of Antoni Gaudí, started to be built in 1885 and finished in the year 1889.