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“The cathedral at the sea” 4 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.
Asten, The Netherlands
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“The cathedral at the sea”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I you have read the book of Idelfonso Falcones, this is a must sea. You can go back in time and experience the ancient times and realise the work performed in the MiddelAges. Something we cannot equal anymore

Visited June 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Simple but still stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Very different than the Catedral or the Sagrada Familia, but still incredible. Amazing the detail work even in it's simplicity.

Visited June 2013
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CROMWELL
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“Nice if Time Allows”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Well, it is another church in Barcelona. If that is what you want to see certainly visit but the two big churches will usually fill that category of tourism.

Visited June 2013
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Poole, United Kingdom
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“Visit the roof”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Make sure you are dressed to visit the church, no short shorts or vests. It is a magnificent cathedral and the cloister with the geese is a delight. Worth a visit.

Visited June 2013
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful church”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

If you like churches - well worth a visit as built by the fisherman and quite stunning, wasn't too busy either but this was in the evening.

Visited June 2013
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