Església de Sant Pere de les Puelles

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Església de Sant Pere de les Puelles information

Barcelona , Spain
Plaça de Sant Pere
+34 93 268 07 42
Getting there
Metro: Arc de Triomf
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Opening hours
9am-1pm & 5-7.45pm Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm & 4.30-6pm Sat, 11am-1.15pm Sun
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It was around this church that settlement began in La Ribera. In AD 985 a Muslim raiding force under Al-Mansur attacked Barcelona and largely destroyed what was then a convent, killing or capturing the nuns. It was rebuilt in early medieval times, but not a great deal remains. The church’s pre-Romanesque Greek-cross floor plan survives, as do some Corinthian columns, beneath the 12th-century dome and a much-damaged Renaissance vault leading into a side chapel.