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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very average building without a real USP, €7 entrance fee although not expensive does not really offer value, information on the Cathedral is also a bit scarce.

Thank Baz_the_barn
Reviewed yesterday

This cathedral was just 2 blocks away from our hotel and we were so mesmerized upon entering. It is well worth the 7 euros entrance fee. Shoulders and knees much be covered. Remember to get in line for the elevator that brings you to the...More

Thank NaliniJ
Reviewed yesterday

The unfinished Sagrada Familia must surely be the main attraction in Barcelona, perhaps to the frustration of the church officials at the older, more traditional cathedral. But a visit to the cathedral provides the contrast - classical rather than modern, muted rather than vibrant, quiet...More

Thank RadioGuyNottingham
Reviewed yesterday

It was novel to see the geese in the cloister. If you go at the right time it is free to go in, we didn't! Great starting point for exploring the gothic quarter.

Thank Annabel R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited for half an hour and could’ve inspected this magnificent achievement further if we’d spent more time researching it - especially all the saints in the naves. Look out for the mass services taking place on the lower level which you can see through small...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my second visit to the Cathedral after a period of 15 years and it was everything I remembered and more. The various altars were very moving and of course the Cathedral geese are always entertaining.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing church, beautiful interiors. It's not expensive to get in - €7. The experience is worth every cent!

Thank Pawel S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited for the first time and was amazed. The cathedral was amazing and well worth the 7 euros entrance free. Lovely place to remember lost ones and think of all those happy times and how much you can miss someone. Susan misses you mum xx....More

Thank Superkev10SAFC
Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved this cathedral, the rooftop view, and the cloister. Altogether a worthwhile visit. It was very busy when were there, as their main festival was taking place. There was always something going on in the square.

Thank luv2travel015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved this. Beautiful building. Calm and peaceful inside. A must visit. there were no crowd just after lunch and we got straight up onto the roof.

Thank vicjon
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lynnr462
July 17, 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
June 25, 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
May 27, 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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