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Placa Sant Felip Neri

Address: Paseo de Palau Episcopal, Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #22 of 280 Attractions in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It was a small and quaint place but the history behind it is really heartbreaking. I loved the fact that they reopen a school there after the catastrophe.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Hidden in the alleys of Barri Gotic, you will find this amazing square, not so famous to many tourists that visit Barcelona. You will see the holes in the church, one of the things that the Spanish civil war left to the city. Don't hesitate to visit the square during the night, it's really quite and nice.!

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Beautiful small square - the site of a bombing atrocity by the fascists which murdered many schoolchildren out at play. as attested to by the pockmarked door and walls. Go see yourself and reflect

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This one of the most special places we found in the old city of barcelona..quite difficult to find but worth trying. a very relax placa with a lot of charm

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Bergen, Norway
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29 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I'm in two minds about contributing to more people going to visit Placa Sant Felip Neri. It can be such a peaceful and lovely square with a small running fountain in front of the church and primary school. My family and I Incidentally stumbled upon it when walking through the Gothic quarter and further behind the cathedral. At the time... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The Church where Gaudì was used to pray, in a little and tipical medioeval square. Suggested, do not miss if you're nearby

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Montreal, Quebec
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I really loved this little placa. It's almost hidden and very quiet with a nice light and freshness. I had read of the bombing that had occured there, the deaths and the still visible traces of it. I never expected it to be so visible. It was moving to imagine what had happenned and see how life has taken back... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We Walked thru the streets of Bario Gothico and found our way to this most quaint Placa. We sat down on the Patio of Hotel Neri and had a glass of Verdejo listening to the fountain in the center and a lady playing the violin. It was vey romantic and memorable!

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Brescia, Italy
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This hidden square just in the middle of the barri Gotic is one of the most romantic spots in town. We visited it at night, when no one was around and someone somewhere was playing accordion. The place is also filled with history: the holes on the bottom of the facade were caused by a bomb thrown during the civil... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I like the ambience, specialy the terrace outside. Never been inside the church but from outside is a beatiful area

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