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Iglesia Santa Maria del Mar

The Iglesia Santa Maria del Mar or St. Mary of the Sea Church is a Catalonian Gothic church built in the 14th century. The church is situated in the Ribera district of Barcelona, Spain. It is highly distinguished for its exquisite architecture, which was the work of architect Berenguer de Montagut. The church was built to commemorate the conquest of Sardinia by the Catalans, and was patronized mostly by merchants and ship owners. During a 1960s excavation, it was discovered that a Roman necropolis used to stand on the church's grounds between the 4th and 6th century.

  • Tour the impressive and spacious interior of the Iglesia Santa Maria del Mar, which features a towering central nave adorned with arches and octagonal pillars that are quite distinct from all churches in Barcelona.
  • Explore the three facades of the church, which are located on Santa Maria Street, Paseo del Born and Santa Maria main square, and are representations of Gothic architecture that is unique to Barcelona and the Catalan region.
  • Visit the Iglesia Santa Maria del Mar on a Sunday at 1 p.m. to witness the highly regarded choir performance.

The Iglesia Santa Maria del Mar is located in Plaza de Santa Maria and is quite accessible via Barcelona's public transportation network. Visitors to the church can take Barcelona metro underground system and get off at Jaume I station, which is the nearest metro station to the church. From this station, the church is only a 3-5 minute walk away. Another alternative for commuters is to take the city bus service that stops at Via Laietana-Argenteria. This stop is also just a few minutes' walk from Santa Maria del Mar.

Hotels near Santa Maria del Mar

411 hotels near Santa Maria del Mar

1 Moderno Hotel Barcelona

3 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

Hospital, 11 Map

Offering warm welcome and high standards of accommodation, this property is an ideal place for a comfortable stay. GeneralGuests can avail the services of fax, photocopy as well as internet. At... More

2 Pulitzer Hotel Barcelona

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Bergara, 6-8 Map

Pulitzer Hotel offers comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities to make your stay in Barcelona a pleasant one. General The hotel boasts a meeting room, business centre office, library... More

3 Silken Gran Havana Hotel Barcelona

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 647 Map

Silken Gran Hotel Havana Barcelona welcomes travellers to stylish accommodations housed in a historic building from 1800s in the heart of Barcelona, Spain. General Silken Gran Hotel Havana... More

4 Avenida Palace

4 stars
4.3 / 5 11 reviews

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 605 Map

To experience the classical Catalonian hospitality in a superb location, Avenida Palace Hotel Barcelona provides the perfect setting for an enjoyable holiday experience. The Casa Batllo and La... More

5 Jazz Hotel Barcelona

3 stars
4.5 / 5 10 reviews

Pelai, 3 Map

Offering an unbeatable location, the Jazz Hotel with its luxurious accommodation is one of the most prominent cosmopolitan hotels of the city. GeneralThe hotel also offers 2 fully equipped... More

6 Borne Downtown Studios

4 stars
4.0 / 5

Sant Antoni dels Sombrerers, 4 Map

Borne Down Town Studios are located in a marvelous privileged position, close to one of Barcelonas most famous church, Santa Maria Del Mar, and to the remarkable Passeig Del Borne. Las Ramblas, the... More

7 MH Apartments Guell

4 stars
3.4 / 5

Nou de la Rambla , 20 Map

Providing self-catering units in the heart of the historic city, MH Apartments Guell Barcelona makes for a convenient base for tourists exploring Barcelona. This cosy accommodation is within easy... More

8 Hotel Rialto

3 stars
4.3 / 5 28 reviews

Ferran, 42 Map

Set in the heart of the tourist and shopping area, Rialto Hotel Barcelona is ideal for tourists who want to experience the spirit of Barcelona. Harlem Jazz Club is a popular nightclub that offers... More

9 Confortel Almirante

4 stars
4.4 / 5 5 reviews

Via Laietana, 42 Map

Confortel Almirante Hotel Barcelona enjoys a fine location close to Harlem Jazz Club, Barcelona's famous nightclub. It also offers comfortable accommodation and quality services to cater an... More

10 Nouvel Hotel Barcelona

3 stars
3.8 / 5 5 reviews

Santa Anna, 18-20 Map

Nouvel Hotel is a modernist building, which is considered as one of the oldest hotels in Barcelona. Restored and well maintained, guests can experience world-class hospitality from the staff. ... More