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“Very dark Gothic church” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar

The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar
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$47.20*
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Barcelona Old Town and Markets Sky Walk
Ranked #9 of 691 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.
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“Very dark Gothic church”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

This is worth a visit, it's very dark inside, all grey, a very high church. There is no entry charge, no queues or anything. It's in the old town.

Visited July 2013
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“The cathedral of fishermen”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

Lovely, impressive medieval church built in just 55 years, by the donations of fishermen, a walk in the surrounding medieval area of Born and Picasso museum is a must in BArcelona

Visited July 2013
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“Don't miss this site”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

Beautiful church in the Gothic district. Great little shops and restaurants all around. As with many tourist sites in Europe, just be aware of your surroundings (take precautions against pickpockets, etc). But the area is my favorite part of Barcelona.

Visited June 2013
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“Cathedral of the Sea Book by Ildefonso Falcones”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

One of my favorites churches! And if you like to read some nice novels and learn a little more about the history of Barcelona Cathedral of the Sea
Book by Ildefonso Falcones is a good selection if u plan of coming to this amazing city

Visited June 2013
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“A Slice of Serenity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2013

We stumbled upon this gothic church by accident while walking in the old Gothic quarter and stepped inside. WOW!! This 12th century church was amazing. The height, the windows, the architecture arches, and the alter were just beautiful. There was no cost to enter, but we did donate 1 euro to light a candle. It was such a peaceful and serene church. We just sat and admired it receiving in return a slice of peace and serenity from a warm day of sightseeing. A must see if you are in the area. A really beautiful church.

Visited June 2013
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