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Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

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One of the most emblematic buildings of the Catalan Gothic. An outstanding church built in the XIVth century with a purity and unity of style that is very unusual in large medieval buildings. You can visit the church during the worship time or enjoy...more
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Placa Santa Maria 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
El Born / La Ribera
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A beautiful church in the south part of Gothic Quarter, so there is a small square in front, many restaurants/chocolate shops and very close to Picasso Museum.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alp S
Reviewed yesterday

We have always fancied visiting old churches, as it gives you a glimpse of the life way back when and another place to pray and thank God for allowing you to visit places like this. If you are like us, then you should take the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This beautiful basilica is located in Born district. You can go there by Metro yellow Line 4, Jaume I. station. We walked along the narrow streets and went into this real Gothic cathedral. I think it isn't as famous as the Saint Eulalia Basilica, but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This church is wonderful! It is really big and majestic. It's one of the must visits in Barcelona. You can find it in Born district

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fritscheelyse
Reviewed yesterday

Worth a visit. This is less fancy than the other basilica or cathedral of the city, maybe that's why it feels more alive.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fbo7
Reviewed yesterday

The architecture of the Gothic area of Barcelona is a very interesting piece of this city's heritage. There are a lot of details that will move you in how this came about. A true experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Despite being in the book Cathedral of the sea. I think it is a very nice church to visit in Barcelona. Also you can take the opportunity to eat something in the Borne area. It is full of restaurants and nice area to walk and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LauraP3581
Reviewed 2 days ago

Such amazing feeling looking straight up to through the giant pillars. Very detailed sculpture and amazing feeling of calm throughout the building.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing place!! Must visit when you're in Barcelona! One of the most beautiful buildings in the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I like architecture. I will become a 5 star in something like this. But what I like is the care that you can see. The beauty and history in it is just moving.

Date of experience: May 2018
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happymomhappywife
March 19, 2019|
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Response from peperina826 | Reviewed this property |
thank you for your kind words......enjoy barcelona..one of my all time favorite cities....i could actually live there......a great combination of culture old and new...sophistication....mountain and beach and some of the... More
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December 16, 2018|
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Response from Sue M | Reviewed this property |
Did not do the rooftops of the cathedral or Santa Maria del Mar but I agree w/ the others, go to Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya on Montjuic - the front steps have the best view of Barcelona.
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