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Review of The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar

The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar
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Barcelona Old Town and Markets Sky Walk
Ranked #9 of 656 things to do in Barcelona
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Owner description: Built in the fourteenth century, this cathedral is one of the most important religious centers in Barcelona.
Fort Meade, Maryland
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“Happened to pass by”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013

We went into the church on our way to the Sea. The inside is beautiful but obviously does not quite compare to other churches in the area. Beautiful stained glass can be found throughout and candles are available for purchase.

Visited July 2013
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“huge free church”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013

if you saw one church youve seen it all. I went to Sagrada famila and this one only since i was in barcelona for only 2 and a half days. Very dark inside but summarizes most gothic churches. Plus its free and in the gothic quarter/ near the beach

Visited June 2013
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“Wonderful place to visit - take a guided tour if you can”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

The impact of the visit multiply easily if you see this magnificent place in a guided tour, especially if it takes you to the roof. Very special church, not just another church in Europe. Everything about is nice, including the musician outside its walls. There is a guitar player there who plays the majestic concierrto de aranjuuez of joaqium rodrigo and does a very nice job. Don't miss this attraction.

Visited June 2013
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“Rooftop Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

This church is not very ornate (it dates back kto the 13th century), but we took a tour, which led to two levels on the top of the structure. I have been on such church tours before (to bell towers, etc), but never to the roof. This was a unique experience, with great views of the city!

Visited June 2013
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“Great and interesting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2013

We participated the guided tour to tower and the roof top of this cathedral. So marvellous wiew over the city and one of the bet guides I have come accross - a historian with enthusiams for his home town. This place is a must especially if you have read the book " The Cathedral of the See"

Visited June 2013
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