The cathedral can be found in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, a fascinating and well-preserved district featuring a great many medieval structures interspersed by winding lanes and passageways. This area is a very popular section of Barcelona and attracts a great number of tourists. Numerous delicatessen shops, tapas bars and fashion boutiques ply their trade here. As such, this is a great place to come if you’re looking to do some shopping or want to pick up some souvenirs.
Not merely a reference point, Barcelona Cathedral is also a museum, as it is home to a number of medieval paintings and sculptures. One of the most impressive facets of this structure is the collection of stained glass windows. You will find beautiful colors and amazing designs in all the windows of the cathedral. The cathedral is also well known for the gargoyles, in many different animal forms, that adorn the roof.
Address: Pla de la Seu, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Open hours: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm, 5:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Phone: +34 933 15 15 54
Architects: August Font i Carreras, Josep Oriol Mestres
Province: Province of Barcelona