Wonderful old church. Worth a visit just to sit and look up. Interesting history in a wonderful part of the city.
About The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar
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The church was destroyed in the 30s. Its baroque features were destroyed. It is now a very pure Gothic church. Imagine going into Chartres or Notre Dame 50 years after they were opened; you get the sense of the architecture in a very pure form.
We made a point to go here on the recommendation of a friend, and I'm so glad we did. The main Barcelona Cathedral is gorgeous and ornate, and Santa Maria del Mar is understated by comparison, but it is therefore even more beautiful IMHO since...More
Interesting part of Religious monuments offered by Barcellona, easy to be reached and merged in a very well hold part Barcellona town (Barrio Gotic)
This place is breathtaking! Just walking around the area in the middle of the summer makes you feel alive again. I highly recommend exploring the area around this place.
Whether you are religious or not, you just can't help feeling awe inspired by this great building. Worth every penny to visit. Timed admissions so be there in good time. Very busy but worth the wait and crowds. Small park opposite for a picnic in...More
You can visit this place without any pre-booking. But if with a tour guide it would be more informative.
This is one of the best places we went in Barcelona. It has great atmosphere and is different to a lot of other churches we visited. Also a great counterpoint to the Sagrada Familia which has similar high ceilings but is different in almost every...More
If you enjoy art and history, this place is a must. No need to book in advance but do make sure you join a guided visit in order to fully understand and appreciate it all.