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Casa de l'Ardiaca

Calle Santa Llucia 1, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
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Small beauty

It is a peaceful spot in the city to see flowers, tile and listen to the fountain. It also has a... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
GeorgiaH
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Topeka, Kansas
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Beautiful courtyard and tile

A bit hard to find, even the staff in the church office didn't know where this was. It's just... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
GRS-SJS
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Sebastopol, California
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Nov 14, 2017
“Beautiful courtyard and tile”
Apr 5, 2018
“Small beauty”
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Calle Santa Llucia 1, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It is a peaceful spot in the city to see flowers, tile and listen to the fountain. It also has a wheelchair ramp to the entrance but not to the upstairs. Good place for families as well to look around. The historical information is only...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

A bit hard to find, even the staff in the church office didn't know where this was. It's just around the back of the cathedral, the right side then to the left. We'd read the history and wanted to see it. Beautiful tile work and...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Being so close to the cathedral I suspect a lot of people walk past this building en route to other places but it is a lovely little courtyard with a nice fountain and palm tee. Not much else to see but worth popping in for...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Somehow overlooked by most tourists, this is a beautiful retreat located just next to the stunning cathedral. The retreat, which dates back to the 12th century, includes a lovely patio with a nice fountain in its center and is worth a 15-minute visit to experience...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

The current House of L'Ardiaca was built in the 1400s AD by the Archdeacon Lluís Desplà, who converted the traditional 12th-century site of his residence into a Gothic palace. The palace is in the heart of the Gothic Quarters, and as the archdeacon’s residence, it...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2015

Outside this building may well be the most attractive mailbox you've ever seen, adorned with swallows and a turtle--an earlier era's way of suggesting air mail and slow mail? But the Archbishop's Palace is also home to temporary exhibits and features a restful courtyard. So...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2014

This little house is right outside the cathedral and is worth a minute of two. It is a typical 16th/17th century house with a central courtyard (fountain in this one) with a balcony around the upper courtyard...

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