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

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank juanisl8a
Reviewed 7 October 2018

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

1  Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Thank caroline s
Reviewed 10 September 2018 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

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Reviewed 11 August 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 10 July 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 10 July 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.

Thank jfcjfc2018
Reviewed 26 June 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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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.