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A beautiful gothic cathedral with stained glass windows dating back 500 years.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in One Day in Barcelona
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Pla de la Seu, s/n, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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+34 933 42 82 62
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Visited here at 7.15pm at night and was still charged the €7 Euro entrance fee. I thought this was disgraceful especially since Mass was being held. I wasn’t even given a guide brochure or explained anything about the inside. They just took my money and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank annemacmillan
Reviewed 2 days ago

the Barcelona Cathedral has similarities to many Gothic cathedrals except that here many chapels are outside the main building in the cloister. The cloister has other interesting features including some resident geese in the pond. Unfortunately many chapels have heavy bars in their gates.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 643retiredguy
Reviewed 4 days ago

Barcelona Cathedral is a peaceful place to get away from the noises in the city to enjoy every day!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Stefan O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A lovely sunny winter day walking round the Xmas market in the shadow of this beautiful cathedral. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rootvegqueen
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ll recommend this for anyone visiting the Gothic quarter. It is quite an emotional environment as it is still a functional Church and you might see people worshipping in one of the Chapels. It’s a place steeped in history and some mystery and quite extensive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lekanm2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not as crowded as the La Sagrada so you can really take your time and soak in the atmosphere. It is still a functional Church but my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit our only regret being that we hadn’t planned enough time to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ngolo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Paid 7euros to enter in the afternoon which included a visit up the tower to enjoy the towers and views. The cloister had geese living there, making a noise which was also heard from the roof!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank juliethetraveller123
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a Cathedral. They are all amazing in architecture and wonder, but it's another cathedral. The more you visit Europe, you've seen one, you've seen them all. There isn't anything extra special about this one compared to others that are larger or have a more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jterrell48
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Barcelona cathedral often pales in comparison to the La Sagrada Familia, but it is well worth a visit. Located in the Gothic quarter of the city, it has a traditional Gothic interior. The choir stalls are stunning and covered with the coat of arms...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ssen85
Reviewed 1 week ago

A traditional Catholic Cathedral. High points of interest were the misericord carvings on the underside of the choir seats; and the cloisters, which had a life-size nativity and live geese! Also good to see the remains of the Roman Walls beside it. In December there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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lynnr462
17 July 2018|
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Response from Celia D | Reviewed this property |
There is a strict dress code and free entry is for private prayer - it's worth the price to go in, though. see below:- Warning: The dress code to enter the Cathedral is strictly enforced. If you plan to visit the Cathedral... More
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sh0rena
25 June 2018|
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Response from siti fazilah p | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Strangely when I arrived in the morning like 10am on a weekday, nobody asked me to pay anything. They just told me to use a black scarf to cover my legs and shoulders and walk right in! Also, When I arrived I was the... More
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wanderlustips
27 May 2018|
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Response from adalbert3 | Reviewed this property |
The issue we had was that it was difficult to get in when they were having an actual service---maybe the site is addressing open times when there is no religious service going on.
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