Barcelona Photoblog: Door Knocker, Gothic Quarter, Barcelona

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Door Knocker, Gothic Quarter, Barcelona

Door Knocker, Gothic Quarter, Barcelona [enlarge]

An old door knocker nailed into a much modern door. There are many like these in the Gothic quarter. Most often, the knocker has just come out of the foundry but I think this one has been around for some time now. As to the link to the pictures I made during my holidays, here are some of them although I have not finished uploading all the stuff: Cuba, Year 50 AC


  1. Anonymous1:22 PM

    The old knocker looks pretty good, even though it's married to a much younger door.
    Went to take a peek at the Cuba pics, can't wait to see more!

  2. the door handle and the cartas mesh well... love the macro detail on the handle...

  3. That's one handsome, historic door and door knocker!

  4. Beautiful! Love Door Knockers.

  5. Absolutely beautiful. I recently wrote this article as a quick guide to Barcelona. If it's ok with you, I'd love to link your blog!

  6. That thing could knock you cold!

  7. Thanks to you all. Happy to read all your kind words.
    -L- I normally don't accept comments with links other than blogs. But I checked your work and it seemed fair enough to let it through. Thanks for your visit.

  8. I love it, how old roughly would it be?

  9. Lovely old knocker. However, the door to my eyes looks very old too!

  10. - designslinger: thanks. I liked your Chicago reflections post.
    - thanks arabesque
    - thanks Leif
    - Hey, how are you Janie. Good to hear from u again.
    - LOL Jacob
    - No idea Amy.
    - Julie. Definitely, the door is old too but just the wood plank. There were no ornaments as it is common in doors carrying such door knockers.


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