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This shop is a must if you love candles. It is the oldest shop in Barcelona. There was so much... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2017
Tracey C
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Candles Since 1761

Cereria Subira has been selling candles from different Barcelona addresses since 1761. Today they... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2016
Brooklyn, New York
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28 Jul 2017
28 Dec 2016
“Candles Since 1761”
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Baixada de la Llibreteria, 7, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
+34 933 15 26 06
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

This shop is a must if you love candles. It is the oldest shop in Barcelona. There was so much choice. My purchases were beautifully wrapped. Staff were very helpful.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tracey C
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Cereria Subira has been selling candles from different Barcelona addresses since 1761. Today they offer an amazing number of shapes, sizes, and, especially, the most vivid colors. Worth a visit just to see the interior (current building was a high-end 19th Century fabric store) and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

What a gem! If you're looking for beautiful or unusual presents or even just a unique and inspiring experience, go here. In fact, don't miss this gem of a shop. The shop itself is stunning, like something from Harry Potter or Dickens. The candles are...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 27, 2016

Any time of candles you can imagine, any scent. Personally me, I do prefer small ones in metallic cans (olibanum, tobacco, applepie and sugar)

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2015

A local told me this is the oldest store in Barcelona (centuries). Simplistically - a candle store with origins clearly in serving the neighbouring cathedral. The interior is like a movie set, but most importantly the candles on offer are a very good buy!

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

Very surprised that this place is not listed in the travellers' Bible that is Tripadvisor. Recommended to me by a denizen of this city, it is located just 3 minutes walk from Plaza San Jaume. Specialist candle makers originally and still providing to the churches...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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