Barcelona Cathedral

Barcelona Cathedral

Feb 29, 2016Tourism 0


Barcelona Cathedral is a gothic-style church that was built at the former site of a Visigoth church.  It is located in the Barri Gotic ( Gothic district). The construction of this building started in 13th century and took more than 200 years.  Barcelona cathedral is dedicated to a saint called Santa Eulàlia, who was killed by Roman officials.

Barcelona Cathedral

Architecture

The roof features a wide variety of statues, ranging from mundane farm animals to fantastical creatures taken from local legends. The Catalan Gothic structure is used in the construction of this building. The Barcelona Cathedral is composed of 5 aisles.  There are two chapels in each section of the aisles. There are also 13 Cloisters where 13 geese are kept, because it is believed that Santa Eulalia was 13 at the time of her death. The Cathedral also has 2 large bell towers which reach a height of 54 meters. In order to get more information have a look at the following website:

http://www.catedralbcn.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=24&Itemid=1&lang=en

Location and visiting hours

It is located in the Barri Gotic at:

Pla de la Seu

08002 Barcelona, Spain

It is open on weekdays and Saturdays:

From 8.00 a.m. to 12.45 p.m.

And on Sunday and holidays it is open:

From 2 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

How to get there

Metro :   L4  Jaume I and  l3 metro  Liceu.

Bus: lines 17, 19, 40, 44

Accommodation around Barcelona Cathedral

 Espaibarcelona would like to offer you a collection of nice and cozy apartments located in this area as well as other districts of Barcelona. Have a look at the following apartments:

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