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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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All reviews side chapels white geese santa eulalia gothic architecture cover your shoulders sagrada familia worth a visit free entry entrance fee beautiful building stained glass old city cloisters roof mass saints sardana
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Reviewed today

only 4 euro each entry so reasonable, usual art & religious artifacts, quite dark, so a little oppressive. Decent view from the roof if you are prepared to queue. Architecture & furniture more impressive than the decoration, I dont know if it is me, but...More

Thank Bicesterian
Reviewed today

Beautiful and amazing cathedral - a must visit whilst you are in Barcelona. The architecture is sensational and you may worship inside should you want to

Thank DanP1987
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A good example of a Gothic Cathedral but after the Sagrada Familia it was hard to get excited. Very kind of them to supply scarves to cover legs. Roof terrace not worth the 3 euros. Pleased we Came in the morning with free entrance

Thank kevin R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a classic gothic cathedral standing tall in Barcelona. Unfortunately, it’s not what you’ve come here to see... which is a shame as this cathedral is as beautiful example of gothic architecture. You will find the 13 white geese inside that go with the...More

Thank MFC31
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go early to avoid big crowd. There are 2 section of the church, the normal indoor one, and the outdoor part which has gooses. We spent a good 30minutes explore the chuch as there are many detail work and arts in it.

Thank May L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my favorite cathedral in Barcelona. I enjoyed this much more than Sagrada. If you only have time for one. This one is a must.

Thank Travel705540
Reviewed 2 days ago

Check it out ... it's only 7 euros to go in. You can do a quick scan inside, to see what's up and leave. You're not missing out on much if you don't go. Your choice really. If you're in the area and you're bored...More

Thank Mohammed T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This Cathedral provides a santuary away from the noisy, busy streets to allow you time to view the building but provide quiet thinking space. 7Euro admission fee and shawls provided to those visitors who had bare shoulders/legs. An amazing structure thats a must see for...More

Thank Hazel E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The interior is really beautiful and the cloisters are cool too. You can go up on the roof for 3€ and the views up top are amazing. Definitely recommend doing that - it was the highlight of the tour.

Thank PhoenixWildcat
Reviewed 3 days ago

Robust rather than elegant in the style of Northern Europe's Gothic cathedrals, this is a fine (and free) place to visit in the center of downtown Barcelona. There's a fast entrance line for worshipers and a slower one for tourists but neither line was long...More

Thank Taughboyne
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lynnr462
18 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
26 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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imukherjee
28 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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