The Prehistory

spreads throughout 4000 years

The history of Barcelona spreads throughout 4000 years; so the genuine personality of the Catalans comes from the mixture of cultures that have taken place in Catalonia. From time to time such as the Iberians, the Carthaginians, the Romans, the Jews, the Visigoths, the Muslims and finally the Christians.

The history of Barcelona spreads throughout 4000 years; so the genuine personality of the Catalans comes from the mixture of cultures that have taken place in Catalonia. From time to time such as the Iberians, the Carthaginians, the Romans, the Jews, the Visigoths, the Muslims and finally the Christians.

Despite the fact that during the Neolithic era Barcelona had already human presence, the first sedentary civilization that settled in the city were the Laietani and their most important settlement was Montjuïc.

However, officially it was not until the end of the 1st century B.C when the Romans came and found what today is known as Barcelona (under the Roman name of Barcino) in the current Barri Gòtic on a previous Iberian accession called Barke-no.