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Sant Pau del Camp

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Address: Carrer de Sant Pau, 101, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 34 934 41 00 01
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Small but very beautiful

This old church happened to be very close to where I was staying or I may not have made the visit. It is small and most people will probably only make a brief visit but it is very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul R
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old church happened to be very close to where I was staying or I may not have made the visit. It is small and most people will probably only make a brief visit but it is very attractive in a distinctively Mediterranean style and has a serene ambiance. There is a shady courtyard populated by tall cypress trees and... More 

Thank Paul R
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We walked quite a bit to find this church in the heart of Barcelona, right across the street from several small shops. I was tired and hot when I got there, but immediately calmed down as I entered the vestibule. As the other reviewer said, the church does have a tranquil and almost sacred atmosphere. Being one of the oldest... More 

Thank Sara S
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We were staying in the Tryp Apolo and we could see this ancient church from our bedroom. It is a short walk through an urban park which was a surprise. Lovely to find unexpected open spaces in the city! Another surprise was a well laid out thriving vegetable garden. The church is wonderful, very calm and orthodox in architecture. It... More 

Thank Jane C
Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Told to us that this is the oldest church in Barcelona we definitely had to make a visit. The nun who mans the entrance charged us 2 euro each to tour. It is very small and will take no more than 10 minutes to see everything and that's with taking photos and resting your feet. It is located in a... More 

Thank Danielle S
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

This is a wonderful church. Going through the cloister into the church is a pleasure. The statue of Mary and Baby Jesus is one of the more interesting I have seen, dating somewhere around the 12th-13th c. I loved it! The elderly woman who works at the front desk is wonderful, and also speaks English, if your Spanish is like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I love cloisters and this one is a real gem (like the whole place, church and chapter house). Tiny, but very charming. Admission was just 1 Euro.

Thank Heinz-Dirk L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is an amazing place; unfortunately, I can't glean much from the brochure I got. (The translation is clumsy, for one thing.) But it's the oldest building I've ever been in, and I found many details to appreciate. Check the photos and you will see whether it is to your taste.

Thank voyavas
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Very old church just south of Las Ramblas. Well worth the visit to see the old Church, the sanctuary and the cloister ... great piece of history.

Thank Kathy K
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It is told, that this is the oldest church in Barcelona. Small but very charming, together with the cloister. It is from the 9th century! Just a little wonder.

Thank 545medva
Perth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stumbled across this whilst walking thro' El Raval district. Caretaker reported it to be the oldest church in Barcelona. It is pleasantly understated, with a small cloister entered before the church itself. There is an entry fee but info is limited. Short interlude on way to other sites or resting point on a hot day.

Thank Lorr H

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