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The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar

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Address: Placa Santa Maria 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 34-93-3102390
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Description: Built in the fourteenth century, this cathedral is one of the most...
Built in the fourteenth century, this cathedral is one of the most important religious centers in Barcelona.
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This is a very nice basilica to come and visit away from the madding crowd. Unfortunately, we were asked to restrict our visit due to a mass starting soon after we arrived, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a very nice basilica to come and visit away from the madding crowd. Unfortunately, we were asked to restrict our visit due to a mass starting soon after we arrived, but what we could see we were impressed with.

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous church I was so lucky to be married in back in October 2005 x it was one of the few churches in Barcelona that you could get married in with an English ceremony....amazing church

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Basilica Santa Maria Del Mar is amazingly beautiful. There is so much to see; you can easily spend a couple hours or more taking in the various views. The architecture, the art, and the ambiance are all amazing.... Take a few minutes to walk around the building and through nearby streets to absorb your surroundings.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You must go inside this beautiful church! It is stunning, as is most of Barcelona. The architecture is unbelievable. See all of Barcelona!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visiting this basilica came as a very big surprise to me because as I looked at the outside I figured it would be old and somewhat in need of repairs. I was not at all prepared for the wonders I saw. It was huge and in very good condition. It is full of a lot of smaller chapels or niches... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and surprisingly large church tucked in el born. Services were happening when we visited. Free to enter and gorgeous naves and stained glass windows.

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Asker, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We read the book and had to see the result. a very nice chuch in a very charming area of the town. Recomended..

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

For me personally its the most beautiful church I have visited its romantic and mystic, beautiful but simple. As it was build by ordinary people and not by powerful feudals, the beautiful spirit is still in and around the church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Admission is worthwhile. Wwe decided for the variant without a guide. Think you do not need leadership. Great Church.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

When you walk in to the Church , its like you walked into the book . Even if God isn't in your good book it really is quite an architectural feat well worth a short visit

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Address: Address: Placa Santa Maria 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 34-93-3102390
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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