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Placa Sant Felip Neri

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Address: Paseo de Palau Episcopal, Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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A hidden treasure

This small square, well hidden in the buildings of old city is a hidden perfect spot. Very quiet, romantic and isolated. I could stay there for hours.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This small square, well hidden in the buildings of old city is a hidden perfect spot. Very quiet, romantic and isolated. I could stay there for hours.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Neri 2 which was up four flights of stairs but provided a surprisingly quiet location just away from the hussle and bussel. Just round the corner is a wonderful ice cream shop and a handmade soap shop.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This small square is between the Liceu Metro stop and the Barcelona Cathedral. This is square was known for the executions and deaths during the Spanish Civil War.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church still has the scars of bombs dropped during the Civil war when over 40 people-,many children- were killed in 1938. It is made even more emotional as you can hear and sometimes see the children from the school playing there. It is worth the short walk from the cathedral. If you take the Carrer de la Palla to... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. A little difficult to find, but because of the history behind it we put it on out must visit list. The buildings are scarred by the bombing, and it was great to have school children playing football when we visited. Worth a visit , and a place to reflect.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit this plaza while exploring the Gothic Quarter Known as a place where Gaudi often visited Quiet/ enclosed square

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small square full of history, you can see the walls which are riddled with bullet holes from the executions they did there in the civil war, strangely calm on a cool evening. It is worth getting some information on this square as it is not readily available there while it has an interesting history. It is also worth a stroll... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we were unable to visit the inside when we were there, the outside is so full of history. One can see the damages done to the building as a result of the bombing during the Civil War. The square has a restaurant that has tasty treats as well. This area has been used in several movies and commercials.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

This square has a special atmosphere. We been there around 10 p.m. there were only a few people and one guy played music near the fountain. It was very calm.

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Atlanta GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

This church is in a small courtyard in the Gothic section of town. It's a very quiet square and small church but has a sobering history and still shows the bullet holes from the executions done there.

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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 musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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