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“beautiful church” 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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Private Full Day City Tour in Barcelona
Ranked #6 of 459 things to do in Barcelona
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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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“beautiful church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

This church is beautiful and free to enter at certain times. The story behind this church is just as remarkable as the church itself so get a tour guide or read up on it beforehand to get the full effect of the church

Visited June 2013
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“Beautiful secluded cathedral!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Beautiful cathedral with lovely stain glassed windows, and religious scenes around the edge!

Quiet and peaceful inside!

Visited August 2012
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“Happened to pass by”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We went into the church on our way to the Sea. The inside is beautiful but obviously does not quite compare to other churches in the area. Beautiful stained glass can be found throughout and candles are available for purchase.

Visited July 2013
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“huge free church”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

if you saw one church youve seen it all. I went to Sagrada famila and this one only since i was in barcelona for only 2 and a half days. Very dark inside but summarizes most gothic churches. Plus its free and in the gothic quarter/ near the beach

Visited June 2013
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“Wonderful place to visit - take a guided tour if you can”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The impact of the visit multiply easily if you see this magnificent place in a guided tour, especially if it takes you to the roof. Very special church, not just another church in Europe. Everything about is nice, including the musician outside its walls. There is a guitar player there who plays the majestic concierrto de aranjuuez of joaqium rodrigo and does a very nice job. Don't miss this attraction.

Visited June 2013
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