Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi, Barcelona

Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi, Barcelona (must see)

The church of 'Saint Mary of the Pine Tree' is a 14th century Gothic church on Placa del Pi located in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona. Its construction lasted from 1319 until 1391. Consistent with the Gothic style, the building lacks any form of ornamentation.

In 1936 it suffered great fire largely affecting certain parts of it which later had to be replaced. A distinctive feature of the building is a large-sized colorful glass rosette window (largest of its kind in Europe). Inside the church there is a statue of the Virgin and Child.

Why You Should Visit:
Very nice in its simplicity; a peaceful place to sit quietly and cool off while checking out the biggest colorful glass rosette in Europe.

Tip:
If you come here early or late, the admission will be free (otherwise there's a few euros charge).
For a few euros extra, you can climb the bell tower for a 360-degree view of the city but do mind the timing as it closes after dusk.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 9:30am-8:30pm

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Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi on Map

Sight Name: Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi
Sight Location: Barcelona, Spain
Sight Type: Religious
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