The Plaza de Tetuán can be found in the famous district of Eixample in Barcelona, which is very centrally located. This square is a major tourist site in the city, which makes it very difficult to park in the surroundings of the Plaza de Tetuán. The parking problems people have to face are generally due to the lack of public and free parking spaces. It is important to remember that this is a city that attracts millions of tourists every year, many of which travel by car, which makes the parking situation extremely complex.
What you’ll find is that Barcelona’s charged parking spaces are divided into 2 zones: the green zone and the blue zone. You will notice that the most common zone is the green one, where the parking spaces are prioritised for the residents of the neighbourhood. In any case, whatever the zone, if you exceed the authorised parking time or do not present the appropriate ticket, you will be exposed to fines. The purpose of these zones is to encourage vehicle traffic and allow parking for all drivers visiting the various sectors of Barcelona.
However, you can also book a parking space with Parclick, who puts to your disposal an abundance of car parks in Barcelona.
In the district of Exiample where the Plaza Tetuán is located, towards the north-west of Barcelona’s Arco del Triunfo. The name of this square dates back to the battle of Tetuán, during which the Spanish troops defeated the Moroccan army in 1860. Before being known by this name, the square was called "Hermenegildo Giner de los Ríos"; since 1939, however, it has been known as "Tetuán". Right in the centre of the square, there is a monument paying tribute to Docter Bartomeu Robert, who used to be the Mayor of Barcelona but for a very short period of time at the end of the 19th century.
This statue was initially located on the Plaza de la Universidad, before being hidden during the Franco regime and it was not until 1984, that it was relocated to its current position. Not far away from the square, there are several fundamental touristic sites of Barcelona such as the Sagrada Familia and La Monumental (bullfighting arena). Thanks to Parclick, you can easily park without having to deal with Barcelona’s parking problems. As of now, book your parking space in Barcelona!
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