Yuri!!! on Ice Episode 10 - Anime vs Reality
So, me and my friend @nimurun live near Barcelona, so we did a tour of the locations from Yuri on Ice episode 10! The photos were taken during the day, so they don’t quite look the same, but it gives a general feel of the place ^^
Here are some of our favourites, with a side by side comparison from the anime:
First stop, Sagrada Familia, where my baby Pitchit took his selfie xD Victuuri were also here!
The hotel the skaters stayed in is called Hotel Princess and it’s on Avinguda Diagonal. Lots of conferences are held there and if you look it up on Google Images you’ll find pictures of the pool where Victor and Chris were hanging out!
Unfortunately we didn’t have the chance to go inside and take pictures of the lobby, but maybe next time we will ^^
Next up was the Fira de Santa Llucia! This one looked pretty different in real life: the font has change and there were no decorations hanging behind it.
Unfortunately we couldn’t find Maria Dolores, the shop where Yuuri buys the rings and when we asked around we were told it didn’t exist :(
There used to be a jewelers in the square called Majorica, but it’s closed down now.
The final stop (for now) was by far the most important: La Catedral del Mar a.k.a. the place where VICTUURI GOT ENGAGED AJAIDHPUEQFJGUCFG (still not over it xD)
Again the anime wasn’t quite accurate, but pretty close. While we were here we met another group of Yuri on Ice fans from Barcelona who acted out the scene! They were so cute! >.<
The gates were open do it’s so it’s not quite right >.<
You can’t see in this image but people were looking at us funny lol
LOOK AT MY BEAUTIFUL SONS ;-; MAY THEY BE HAPPY TOGETHER FOREVER * ^ *
Near the Cathedral we found this Restaurant:
The name of the restaurant ranslates to “Victor’s Cafe”! XD
It’s literally right next to the cathedral, to the right, but unfortunately we’re poor so we couldn’t afford to eat there (T^T)
UPDATE!! @the-wintry-mizzenmast has informed me that Maria Dolores is actually a shop called Carrera y Carrera! https://www.barcelona-tourist-guide.com/images/int/shopping/passeig-de-gracia/101b-carrera-y-carrera/P580/carrera-y-carrera-shop-barcelona-9369.jpg
Thank you so much for the info, will try to go there soon and that more photos! ^^