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Paseo de Palau Episcopal, Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel was very close to this square and we were on it several times a day. Very quiet place, only schoolchildren broke the silence. A place with a rich history. The church unfortunately was closed and we did not get into it. This place...More

Thank Dmitry16
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

A quaint beautiful corner, a restaurant right there . Nothing much but get a drink / coffee and right there for a while - it’s so peaceful and calming ! Loved it !!

Thank Kinneri K
Reviewed July 10, 2018

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.

Thank Kelley R
Reviewed July 10, 2018

50 meters of the crowd of tourists visiting the Cathedral and Barri Gotic of Barcelona, you have this quiet and charming corner with a church, a boutique hotel and a fountain.

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

We've been to Barcelona many times but somehow managed to miss this charming square when wandering through the Gothic Quarter. We would have missed the square this time, too, except for a man who emerged from a narrow street and urged us to follow it...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Placa de Sant Felip Neri is one of the most charming spaces of the Bari Gotic and a pleasant corner to visit without a haste,although the facades still conserve old wounds.In the Baroque church of Sant Felip Neri,where Gaudi heard daily mass in his final...More

Thank veraremzhina
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Have a look at the walls and see where the Spanish Civil War played out in this small square - try the gelato too!

Thank FianRod
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Really peaceful square in the gothic quarter. A little bit difficult to reach without a gps, but amazing. It seems you are not in a big city.

Thank Alice B
Reviewed May 13, 2018

In this quiet and peaceful small square it is difficult to imagine the chaos that occurred here during the Spanish Civil War. The scares on the façade of the Church of St. Philip Neri remind us of the innocents that perished here in 1938. Across...More

Thank adalbert3
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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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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.