The Barrio del Carmen

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Around the convent of the Carmen Calzado, arose one of the historic center of Valencia. The Barrio del Carmen, in the course of its long history, has carried out different functions from hut to barracks as a place of prostitution in the center of the medieval aristocracy up to be working-class neighborhood in 1900. Today is one of the most frequented places in the city, both day and night. The morning is the shopping place, including alternative shops and ateliers of major brands, at night is the place preferred by young people who come to relax after a day of work or study, enjoying the various locals that live in the neighborhood and going ‘de copas’.

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