Plaça de la Catedral [Plaça de la Seu], Barcelona, Spain, 2004

Plaza is home to the Barcelona cathedral, an impressive gothic building begun in 1298, and finished only during the 19th century. It houses a romanesque chapel, a wonderful cloister and many medieval catalan paintings. The building façade is currently under construction, due to restoration.

Plaça de Cathedral is a wonderful meeting place where visitors and locals alike can dine, watch street performers or just relax in the very core of the Barri Gòthic.

The square is also periodically converted to a large outdoor antique market or a spot to dance the 'sardanes' the traditional Catalonian dance.

*** photos by ken grunberg.

New version from 2010 of La Plaça de la Seu [or Plaza de la Catedral] is also in our collection

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sociability
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ceremonial
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uses & activities
9
religious
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access & linkages
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social
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comfort
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residential
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image
10
court yard
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tourist value
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with park
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total
57
street, shopping
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