Contact details

Plaza de Santa María 1
08003  Barcelona  (Catalonia)
www.barcelonaturisme.com
Tel.:+34 933102390

Location

Autonomous region:
Catalonia
Province/Island:
Barcelona
Barcelona

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Description

An example of Catalonian Gothic

It is one of the best examples of 14th century Catalonian Gothic architecture. It is the work of the architect Berenguer de Montagut and was the temple of the shipowners and merchants in Gothic Barcelona. Seen from the outside, its appearance is solid and robust, dominated by straight lines. The inside consists of three naves, an ambulatory and is without a transept. The amazing height of the central nave with its majestic octagonal columns stands out. From the 4th to the 6th century there used to be a Roman necropolis, which was discovered during the excavations in the sixties, in the place where the church stands today.

  • Construction: Church
  • Artistic period: Gothic
  • Historic period: 14th century
  • Setting: Mercat del Born.

Practical information

Schedule

From Monday to Saturday
From 09:00 to 13:00
From 17:00 to 20:30

Public holidays and Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00
From 17:00 to 20:00

Prices

Admission free

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