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Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

Open today: 09:00 - 20:30
Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar Admission Ticket and Rooftop Visit
from US$9.26*
Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar Admission Ticket and Rooftop Visit
from US$9.26*
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One of the most emblematic buildings of the Catalan Gothic. An outstanding church built in the XIVth century with a purity and unity of style that is very unusual in large medieval buildings. You can visit the church during the worship time or enjoy...more
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Placa Santa Maria 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
El Born / La Ribera
+34 931 98 40 67
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

People often skip this Basilica...Must visit and admire It's beauty...You don't have to pay, it's free...Spend some time in the Church to feel the peace and quietness within yourself...

Thank sanjeev1968
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Santa Maria Del Mar is a majestic church that you need to visit when you visit Barcelona. It’s for free and it’s a masterpiece! Totally recommend

Thank athanasiapo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place for a visit Not too crowddd when we went, off season. Nice place to explore and take time to note all the special architectural effects.

Thank Arlene P
Reviewed 2 days ago

This church is beautiful, with wonderful stained glass. It is very simply adorned. You really feel the history of Catalan struggle sitting in this church, which was burned during the Civil War and conflicts during the Franco regime. A sombre reflective space.

Thank RandJ1121
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you have a walk in the neighborhood of this Basilica, do not skip visiting this monument. Very beautiful!

Thank AlinaR0403
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Most tourists come to Barcelona and head to the Sagrada Família (most not miss!) or the Catedral (OK but costs €7). We really enjoyed Santa Maria del Mar because it had a somewhat neighborhood church feel (albeit a grand one) where people came not just...More

Thank houstonturtle
Reviewed 5 days ago

This church is beautiful and with a lot of history. This was our second visit to it and we enjoyed a lot.

Thank GerryCo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Simply stop of you want to have a moment of peace, whatever your creed. Very simple yet beautiful church. No frills, as a church ofthe people shoul be. Crowds may make it less peaceful at times, but sit and wait and you ll be rewarded.

Thank Explorer1963
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited this basilica in the morning, it was less crowded at the time the Basilica is situated in the heart of the Roman quarter I join the walking tour and visited this exotic Gothic Cathedral. As you enter inside the cathedral you will wonder...More

Thank Ashwathram r
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tall soaring columns in the ocean side of Barcelona with rich history . We stumbled on a wedding ceremony while there and the experience made the visit all the better . Nice interesting surrounding neighborhood with great spot for churros down the block .

Thank Machet
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6 October 2018|
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Response from anandpunch | Reviewed this property |
It is not necessary to book your tickets for the roof top visit. But you can buy the tickets at the basilica in advance and be there at the start of the tour.
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1 October 2018|
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Response from YogiFeet | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I'm not sure how to do that but I do know they do performances there because they were trying to sell us tickets but we had no time. Researching online, google "music at the basillica de santa maria del". It... More
15 November 2017|
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Response from Eileen B | Reviewed this property |
Free entry. Dress code respectful