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Placa Sant Felip Neri

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Address: Paseo de Palau Episcopal, Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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A small square with a church that bears the scars of war on the shrapnel covered walls. It's very sobering to see. I'd read that 42 adults and children were killed in the church... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A small square with a church that bears the scars of war on the shrapnel covered walls. It's very sobering to see. I'd read that 42 adults and children were killed in the church cellar. This is also the church Guadi was walking to when he was struck by a tram (and died later). Hubby and I were about ten... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is nestled in a small courtyard in the Gothic Quarter. I didn't see any sign that the church was open to visitors so we walked around the courtyard and took a few photos. I would not consider this a destination point. It is more of a happy little find in the middle of the Gothic Quarter.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to pass by while visiting the gothic area. It has a small church with holes on the wall. And the is a story about it.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

A romantic old square, quiet by Gotico standards, with a lovely fountain in the middle and a hotel terrace in the shade of beautiful old palaces and a church. Worth the detour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This Placa is very quiet and tucked away, but worth a visit. At it's centre- a church that bears the scars of a tragic bombing.. I'll leave you to find out more.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is such a pretty and peaceful square. If you go during the school year you might run into children playing outside the school that is located right there. Also makes for a great photo background. It is where a scene from Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina's Barcelona" was recorded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

unique plaza with a unique history. you can fell something spiritual on it. try it by night and take some candles with you ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I first came here as part of a Spanish Civil War walking tour- this square has a tragic history and was bombed during the war. Today, this is a beautiful, peaceful square that is wonderfully quiet in the middle of the cheerful hubbub of the gothic quarter. There a few huge trees here with place to sit under them. Great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Beautiful little square featured in 'The Shadow of the Wind'. Bullet holes still visible in the walls of the buildings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I stayed in a near-by hotel during my trip to Barcelona and chanced upon this place one night during walk around the block. I stopped-by the next day and looked around the building and the well kept garden. I do not speak Spanish/Catalan, and did not reach out to anyone at this place. I took a chair and sat next... More 

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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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