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Esglesia de Betlem

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Address: Rambla, 107, 08032 Barcelona, Spain
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Open at mass times

A lovely Catholic church,built in the 1500s- it has suffered from several disasters eg fire and war, which has destroyed some irreplaceable treasures but it is still tranquil and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

A lovely Catholic church,built in the 1500s- it has suffered from several disasters eg fire and war, which has destroyed some irreplaceable treasures but it is still tranquil and beautiful. This church is on the corner of the Ramblas and is often not open unless it is near to mass times. I attended the 8pm Sunday mass and it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Las Ramblas Mother of God Church of Barcelona started as a Jesuit temple in 1553. It originally was a Baroque building that was the first home of the Jesuits in Catalonia and the largest college of the University. Following a fire, a new temple was completed in 1732, but another fire during the 1936 Spanish Civil War caused major... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

The church of Bethlehem, located at La Rambla, was built in the early 17th century, on the site of the old Jesuit church that was burnt down. It was then the most important church in Barcelona. Sadly, it was burnt again in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War and lot of its invaluable treasures and works of art were destroyed... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Esglesia de Betlem is a Baroque church situated on La Rambla. Lovely architecture. We didn't go in as it was closed.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

The church of La Rambla. La Rambla was the walled street between the Gothic Quarter and the Ravel which was a newer district within the walls. As a part of the new district, it is not unusual to see this church with a more baroque style of interior and design. However, there is a clear underlying Catalan influence with is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

This nit so big jewish church was costructed Betwween La Rambla and Del Carmen street approximatley in 1546 It was damaged by a fire which was caused by the different ideologies and fights between the religions at tjat time It was rebuilded and is still a beautiful construction. Inside the church there are different rooms with fugures of saints and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

The Church of Bethlehem is located in the El Ravel quarter on the Ramblas and is a rare example of the Baroque style. It's the site where the Jesuits were permitted to build their first church in 1555 that burned down in 1671 and rebuilt from 1680-1732 before the Jesuits were expelled in 1767. In 1936 the church was partially... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

Very easy to make a prayer stop here off of La Rambla. A very well maintained Catholic Church with statues of the Birth of Jesus. Glad we stopped!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

Attended Sunday Mass. Church and parishioners are wonderful. Spent a lot time looking at the art. Would recommend.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

A Baroque style Church that is dedicated to the Nativity and Holy Family. Located on Las Ramblas, near Starbucks, Hotel 1898, and Le Meridien, houses beautiful carvings of Creche Scenes and is a favorite of Pilgrims at Christmastime when it is packed. Nice to stop in anytime just to see the side chapels. Mass daily, free.

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La Rambla
Barcelona's most famous street was once a dry riverbed. Now, La Rambla is a 1200-metre boulevard, and a major draw for visitors. During the day, La Rambla fills with pedestrians, some of which stroll past impressive human statues and artists while others take a break to people-watch while enjoying a drink at one of the many terraces. Housed here is the iconic Boqueria Market that offers one of the most varied and appetising selections of local produce and specialty meats and treats. While it’s important for tourists to keep an eye on their belongings at all times, this area is most safely explored in the daytime and is a must see for everyone who visits.
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