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Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar Admission Ticket and Rooftop Visit
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Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar Admission Ticket and Rooftop Visit
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One of the most emblematic buildings of the Catalan Gothic. An outstanding church built in the XIVth century with a purity and unity of style that is very unusual in large medieval buildings. You can visit the church during the worship time or enjoy...more
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Placa Santa Maria 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
El Born / La Ribera
+34 931 98 40 67
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Most tourists come to Barcelona and head to the Sagrada Família (most not miss!) or the Catedral (OK but costs €7). We really enjoyed Santa Maria del Mar because it had a somewhat neighborhood church feel (albeit a grand one) where people came not just...More

Thank houstonturtle
Reviewed 2 days ago

This church is beautiful and with a lot of history. This was our second visit to it and we enjoyed a lot.

Thank GerryCo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Simply stop of you want to have a moment of peace, whatever your creed. Very simple yet beautiful church. No frills, as a church ofthe people shoul be. Crowds may make it less peaceful at times, but sit and wait and you ll be rewarded.

Thank Explorer1963
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited this basilica in the morning, it was less crowded at the time the Basilica is situated in the heart of the Roman quarter I join the walking tour and visited this exotic Gothic Cathedral. As you enter inside the cathedral you will wonder...More

Thank Ashwathram r
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tall soaring columns in the ocean side of Barcelona with rich history . We stumbled on a wedding ceremony while there and the experience made the visit all the better . Nice interesting surrounding neighborhood with great spot for churros down the block .

Thank Machet
Reviewed 3 days ago

when you cross barri gothique you won't miss this nice basilica. Step in, it is worth to get a view from the inside gothique architecture as well as from the outside.

Thank haktus
Reviewed 3 days ago

This visit was an unexpected surprise as to how wonderful it was. The beauty and related history makes this a must stop on everyone's list of places to visit in Barcelona

Thank historytraveltours
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good, but not anywhere near the beauty of the Sagrada or Valencia or Seville. Worth seeing if only for the lift on to the room for a spectacular view over Barcelona

Thank nigel481
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited here with some Barcelona natives, one of who was baptized in this church. It was stunningly beautiful on the inside. It obviously took craftsman generations to complete the work on this church. We loved the stained glass and the interactions of light on...More

Thank LLion
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to see and visit, be sure to take the lift and head up onto the roof for a overview of the city

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6 October 2018|
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Response from anandpunch | Reviewed this property |
It is not necessary to book your tickets for the roof top visit. But you can buy the tickets at the basilica in advance and be there at the start of the tour.
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2 October 2018|
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Response from YogiFeet | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I'm not sure how to do that but I do know they do performances there because they were trying to sell us tickets but we had no time. Researching online, google "music at the basillica de santa maria del". It... More
16 November 2017|
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Response from Eileen B | Reviewed this property |
Free entry. Dress code respectful