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Placa de Sant Felip Neri is a small square in the Gothic Quarter. The square takes its name from the Church of Saint Philip Neri, which presides over the square. In the centre of the square is an octagonal fountain, dedicated as a symbol of...More
The Placa of Sant Felip Neri is a beautiful and peaceful place just a short walk from the Cathedral of Barcelona. However, the reason to visit here is for its profound history, and the tragic events that occurred during the Spanish Civil War. The scarred...More
The Placa of Sant Felip Neri is a haunting but charming square located in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. This square is a 2 minute walk from the Barcelona Cathedral and contains the Church of Sant Felip Neri in the plaza. The pockmark walls of...More
Plaça Sant Felip Neri is a beautiful square located in the magnificent Gothic Quarter, many plaza's are to be found in this district of Barcelona but Plaça Sant Felip Neri has some serious history attached to it, the battle scarred walls are testament to the...More
Inside El Barrio Gótico is hard not to find magic places every in every corner. But this square has something special. It's own history is amazing and you can see it in its walls and the buildings around. Is a small square full of energy....More
This is a small peaceful square, a little out of the way in the old city of Barcelona. There is a lovely old church and fountain. If you look at the stonework around the door to the church you will see the scars of bombs...More
Really beautiful square, the history of this place is really interesting, I won't spoil the story, but do your research, there is a plaque on the wall and the wall of the church and surrounding area bears the scars. Really peaceful oasis in comparison to...More
This is a lovely quiet square that you really need to be looking for as it is accessed primarily by one narrow street in the gothic quarter. Today it is a peaceful place with a small fountain and acacia trees looking down. The Church of...More
Make sure you look up! Really look at the outside of the buildings. Everything has a meaning. Architecture beautiful. Very quiet and peaceful here. We had a private tour guide. Highly recommended so you can understand the history here.
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
musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.