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Carrer del Bisbe, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free. Close to Barcelona Cathedral. visit Duration: 15 minutes. The bridge bears the name of Obispo Irurita, who was the bishop of Barcelona. This bridge links the Palau de la Generalitat to La Casa dels Canonges. You will notice the Skull and dagger motif decorating...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many places to see and do in this section of the city. I’m not exactly sure why this is so popular but that’s probably my fault. It’s right next to the Cathedral and it’s easy to find.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

Bridge (walkway) between two buildings close to the Cathedral and in the Gothic area which has many interesting features.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

This is a much photographed structure and dates back only to 1929 and the Barcelona International Exposition.The architect (clearly crazy) proposed that all non Gothic structures near the cathedral be torn down and replaced with new Gothic structures. His idea was rejected and only the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

The Bishops Bridge was built in the 1920's in a gothic style, and despite its relative newness the craftsmanship is very intricate and beautiful, it is certainly worth a photo stop when on a walking tour of the city, it is close to the original...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

So we walked around and around using google map to tracked this bridge. It took us awhile but we found it eventually. It is near the Barcelona Cathedral! So many tourists here !

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

This tiny bridge is in the Gothic Quarter of the city a stones throw from the Cathedral. It is full of character and has minute and detailed craftmanship. Also, do not lose sight of the walls to it's sides as they are worth viewing up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

We stumbled upon this while walking through the Gothic Quarter on our way back from visiting the Basilica of Santa Maria of the Sea, It reminded me of the Bridge of Sighs in Venice. Just be careful, there are beggars along the street.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed November 15, 2018

The Pont del Bisbe (Bishops Bridge) is a elevated pedestrian bridge located in the amazing Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. The bridge was built in 1928, the architect of this bridge wished to construct new buildings in the surrounding area and this bridge was his showcase....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Pont Del Bisbe is located as you walk down Carrer Del Bisbe ( Bishops Street ) and is a stunning looking bridge that connects Casa Dels Canonges ( Canons House ) and Palau De La Generalitat. Although a new addition to the street being added...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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