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Santa Maria Del Mar Church in El Born

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After lunching at CalPep, we headed to Santa Maria Del Mar Church in El Born which is only  a block away. Built in the traditional style of gothic churches around 1300s, this one burnt for 10 days during the Spanish Civil War in 1936. It was never restored to its original interior design resulting in a very bare and spacious feel inside, a visit to MNAC’s gothic collection and Barcelona Cathedral can be used for typical gothic church reference. This lightness inside is in complete contrast to the outside, where nearby buildings seem to encroach the church space causing a claustrophobic sensation.

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October 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm

View from St. Paul’s Cathedral

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If there is something fantastic about a winter trip to London, I will say it is the view from the top of St. Paul Cathedral’s dome. The timing works out rather well in winter when the last admission coincides with sun down. Here are some of the photos we took from up there.


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February 7, 2012 at 9:00 pm