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Santa Anna Church

C/ Santa Anna, 29, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 12 18 80
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Ranked #42 of 333 Attractions in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Limassol, Cyprus
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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is not one of the advertised old church’s of Barcelona but worth a visit. Inside is so unique with so many small areas that make you calm. Cheap ticket (2 euro) is a very good stop for some peaceful time within the crowd city!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Beautiful little church! The cloister is amazing. Really worth the visit, specially if you like to explore things "off the beaten track"!

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Newton, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Just off the chaos of the Plaza Catalunya is this little church. The cost is 2 euros, but the Cloister alone is worth the peaceful interlude.

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St. John's, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

If you like to wander around old churches do not miss this one, It's beautiful in every sense and no great line ups to get in !

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boulder, co
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

First see and experience it. Come back for a service or one of the periodic concerts that they have. It is not too far from the Picasso Museum and it's in the Gothic quarter for more waling and sight seeing.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

For only two euro you can enter this quiet and religious church. There are several great alters and secluded reflection areas. This is a nice find and a great place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Chicagoland
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33 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

You can find this ancient church off St. Anna street, and only off that street. Very small by comparison to the massive cathedrals, but it also has a cloister area. Good site for a quick 30 minute visit.

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

We attended a candle-lit classical guitar concert one evening in the small chapel off the cloisters. The Friday Rambla crowd was quickly forgptten as we spent an hour in a 900 year old room, followed by wine in the cloister. If you are interested in Barcelona history, certainly Santa Anna is worth a stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

Prior to my arrival to Barcelona, I found a website in Germany called classictic.com. I was able to research the various musical groups and soloists performing at different venues, including smaller venues such as the churches in Barcelona. The Musica Reservata de Barcelona was performing one night at Santa Anna. It was easy to arrange tickets for three adults, but... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

this small church was down a back alley and we only found it by mistake. It was beautiful.It was closed at the time we found it but we will return to view it next time we visit Barcelona.

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