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“IF I EVER...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar

The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar
Placa Santa Maria 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain (El Born / La Ribera)
34-93-3102390
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Owner description: Built in the fourteenth century, this cathedral is one of the most important religious centers in Barcelona.
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“IF I EVER...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

... Get married again (hope not, LOL), it'll definitely be at "Eglesia de Santa Maria del Mar". I gotta confess, I'm divorced for nine years, but my marriage hasn't been in a church. Spectacular, outstanding architecture, sea, Barcelona... What else one can expect from a temple? so if you don't wanna get married again, at least spend a few hours admiring this monument :-)

Visited January 2013
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“Stunning!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

The starkness of this place really gives you a good overview of the Gothic character of the place. This place was an inspiration for Gaudi.

Visited February 2013
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“An impressive and beautiful church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is a very old and historic church, deeply rooted in Catalan history and in the development of the city of Barcelona. It has a wonderful and spiritual feeling about it.

Visited December 2012
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“Beautiful church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

The church of Santa Maria del Mar is situated in the El Born quarter of Barcelona. There were some renovations in progress at the time of our visit. It is a beautiful church - don't miss the monument and the eternal flame just outside and the images of the architects on the front doors!

Visited February 2013
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“Beautiful Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Open to visitors, this church is spectacular, you can also purchase a candle for around 1euro and light this within the church.

Visited February 2013
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