Sant Pau del Camp, Barcelona

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Seek respite from Barcelona's bustle at the peaceful Sant Pau del Camp, an ancient church. Though the exact origins of this former monastery are unknown, it is thought to date back to the 10th century, making it one of the city's oldest buildings. Due to destruction by Muslim troops, much of what stands today was actually built in the 13th century, including the column-lined cloister. Look closely to examine its depictions of biblical stories, scenes from daily life, monsters, and vegetable motifs. The grounds serve as a serene spot for rest and contemplation. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Barcelona using our trip planner.
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  • Romanesque church one of the oldest in the city. It was originally a convent, then was rebuilt. worth a visit
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  • It is one of the best-preserved Romanesque buildings in the city. The place can be visited from Monday to Friday from 9:30 to 12:30 and from 15:30 to 18:30, Saturdays from 9:30 to 12:30 for a value of two euros without a guide. For a guided tour you should go to the place on Sunday at 12:15 and left a partnership at the end of the visit. Jordi Xavier Romero made the visit in catalan language, but before he consulted if there was someone from another country by what took place in a very understandable catalan and clarifying some words in Spanish, making it very enjoyable visit.
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  • Romanesque church of simple yet beautiful nature. Important to see especially in contrast to Sagrada Familia. Age and history are remarkable. Still an active church which makes it that more reverent.  more »
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  • Oldest church in Barcelona. You can almost feel like you have gone more than 1000 years back in time. Don't miss it, especially since ticket price is much lower than other sights.
  • Great old monastery, tickets for 2 and 1 euro. Awesome Granny who sells tickets
  • We always recomend this place! This real jewel of history is just around the corner from owr shop in "El Raval"! It has been standing there for near 1100 years!!
  • A hidden treasure at El Raval.
  • One of the few touristic sites in Barcelona that does not require you to sell a kidney. For 3 euros, you get to enjoy a nice retreat away from the crowded areas of Barcelona, with the added plus of diving back in time.
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