Santa Maria del Mar Barcelona
Barcelona Cathedral Visit
Stroll through the streets of the Gothic Quarter and visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Mar, an antique Basilica that holds the history of the city. Also known as "La Catedral de la Ribera", it is one of the most perfect examples of Gothic architecture, for the harmony in its proportions and the serenity, located in the famous el Born quarter, which is a must see if you are in Barcelona. For an amazing stay in Barcelona, take a look at beautiful apartments by Two Sisters Apartments in the neighborhood of Sant Antoni.
What can be more beautiful than summer sunsets in Barcelona? When the doors close, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Mar offers guided tours that allow you discover a unique history of this Gothic church. This is an exclusive visit where you can see all the corners of one of the most visited Gothic building of Barcelona, being practically alone and appreciate its monumentality and beauty. The tribunes, the crypt and the neo-classical chapel, normally not accessible for the visitors, are included in this tour where the silence, the monumental lighting and the immensity of the Cathedral will accompany you. After descending to the crypt and having walked through the grandstands, you can climb to the terraces, from where you will continue to enjoy the panoramic views of Barcelona.
After, you can access to the terraces through the towers, to see a new perspective of the Cathedral Santa María del Mar. From different levels of the roofs, you can see the narrow streets of the Born, the main buildings of Ciutat Vella, Sagrada Familia and an impressive 360º panorama view over Barcelona at twilight. This is an intimate, extensive tour to peacefully wander through all the different parts, and at the same time, go back in history, learning about anecdotes and historical events of the most emblematic building of Catalan Gothic style until today. Visit one of those beautiful Barcelona beaches hidden from tourists! If you´ve decided to visit Barcelona you can always stay in Two Sisters Apartments and enjoy the city and its offers!