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Placa Sant Felip Neri

Paseo de Palau Episcopal, Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Paseo de Palau Episcopal, Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide from Runner Bean Free Walking Tours took us to this area as part of our Gotíc Quarter walk. Don't miss the relocated building details, the shoes, the shrapnel marks.

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go on one of the free tours (which is a MUST), you'll probably stop by here. It's not just the preferred church of the great artist Gaudi, it has a bloody history that's debated.

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a small church in the square which shows bomb damage from the Spanish Civil War, unfortunately sore orphan children took refuge in the church and many died, there is a infants school in the square now as well and the kids use the...More

Thank a24681359
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The very old church is very interesting to see, but the square outside provides some free entertainment if you have a few minutes to rest. Buy a gelato close by and sit oposite the church on some benches there. From beggars putting on an X...More

Thank Petru V
Reviewed 2 January 2018

A real gothic square, nice church with the same architecture, and much other ancient buildings; nice to stroll in this romantic atmosphere.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 22 December 2017

besides its history, it's a nice spot to relax and make you feel in the past. it's located one street away or less from the barcelona cathedral.

Thank nikkocasas
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a tiny old square in the gothic quarter, surrounded by very old buildings. Certainly historic but nothing much there to explain what's going on. You'll likely walk through it if you spend any time in the Gothic Quarter but this isn't really an...More

1  Thank SamMeeBou
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I was so glad we found this place. There is signs so it's pretty easy. It feels so historic and really like your stepping back in time.

Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

You can SEE history in these walls as they still have the markings left form a bombing during the Franco regime.

Thank Daniela R
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Somewhere that mass tourism does not overwhelm. Lots of associated historical facts that give a great perception of the Franco era.

Thank gastronaut_11
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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16 March 2017|
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Response from HelenaJacksonville | Reviewed this property |
I never saw the church open. I know some days they celebrate concerts inside the church, but the Square is beautiful.