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“Gothic Revival” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar

The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar
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US$47.26*
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Barcelona Old Town and Markets Sky Walk
Ranked #9 of 690 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.
Barcelona, Spain
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“Gothic Revival”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

The Cathedral is fantastic but even better is the Roof/Terrace tour... For €5 you can climb the bell tower staircases to the roof of the Basilica. An interesting view onto the square and into the church itself. Highly recommended!

Visited October 2013
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Barcelona, Spain
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“Must see BCN sight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

I highly recommend visitors read "Catheral of the Sea" by Ildefonso Falcones as it gives a wonderful perspective of early BCN and the history that shaped many of the things they will see while here. This church is beautiful and is the jewel for the setting that is el Born. If possible check to see if there is a concert in the church as it is a unique experience to be in the church as it was centuries ago. Takes you back to the Middle Ages.

Visited May 2014
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“More eye catching architecture”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

Barcelona continues to offer wonderful attractions and this is one of them. We almost stumbled across the cathedral while strolling around the city. The benches across from it allowed a welcome seat for weary legs and a chance to take in a fantastic attraction.

Visited July 2014
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“A beautiful church, worth to see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

A beautiful church with a relatively simple interior, but very impressive height and architecture, which is adorned by lights. Nothing overly-ornamented, but there's still much to admire. I recommend it.

Visited July 2014
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“Great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

Great option to discover the gotic architecture reflected in one of the most famous churches of Barcelona.

Visited August 2013
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