Eixample is an affluent area of Barcelona, combining a safe residential element of the city with vibrant night life and a thriving cafe scene. Eixample is a beautiful area to explore with magnificent architecture, particularly along Paseo de Gracia. This is the most emblematic street in Barcelona within walking distance of Las Ramblas, Plaza de Catalunya and Diagonal Avenue. Paseo de Gracia is famous for being home to the majority of Barcelona's Art Nouveau masterpieces with a high-class residential and shopping area. Along this road is La Pedrera and Casa Batllo, two of-of Gaudi's characteristically dreamlike buildings. Rambla de Catalunya is another major street in this area and one of the city's trendiest, it is lined with lime trees, international fashion shops and cafe terraces. The famous Las Ramblas can be seen as an extension to the area.