Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, Barcelona

4.6
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Religious Site
Tucked into a corner of the Gothic Quarter, Plaça de Sant Felip Neri offers a more quiet, contemplative experience than a typical Spanish plaza. A bomb etched still-visible wounds into the church facade in January 1938, during the Spanish Civil War. The bomb claimed 42 lives, mostly children. Architect Adolf Florensa took charge of the reconstruction of the site. Some scenes of the Woody Allen film “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” were shot here. By using our Barcelona sightseeing site, you can arrange your visit to Plaça de Sant Felip Neri and other attractions in Barcelona.
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  • We visited here on a walking tour of the Gothic Quarter. A romantic and quaint square with a sad tale to tell. Once it was stories of firing squads but the hidden truth was that 153 people were...  more »
  • Plaza de Sant Felip Neri near L’esplender del barrow catala shows the damage to the walls from the Italian bombing in their civil war. The bombing was on the church filled with orphans—30 died...  more »

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