Ad Sentia: Guided Tour by Night
Delve into the secrets of Gothic Barcelona and discover one of the most fascinating architectural treasures in the city. In the Secret Basílica del Pi, your guide will reveal the hidden meanings of the temple and the symbolism of religious rituals and objects, whose meanings have been lost with the passage of time.
“SCALA IACOBIS” is something more than a night spectacle with music and actors in
surroundings of great beauty. It’s a journey of initiation, a via peregrinationis, and a rediscovery
of the spirit with which the tower was built in the fourteenth century.
Articles about our night tours in the Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi.
“Standing 54 metres high, the bell tower of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi, is the tallest of historic Barcelona’s towers. The tower was first planned in 1349, but an outbreak of the plague delayed building work. It was not that the work was finally completed. Thanks to its strategic position and height the bell tower was often used for military purposes, both defensive and offensive, as well as a watchtower. “ In 1714 it was used as place of refuge during the seige of Barcelona and then in 1936 as an air raid shelter” explains Jordi Sacasas, the archivist and restoration expert of the Basilica del Pi…” Read more…
“It had been a long time since I entered the Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi, which itself used to do long ago every time you walked past. In fact, it was there one month January 2005, sitting in their banks> without anyone else in, I decided to say goodbye permanently to a working life that had oppressed me for the last twenty years, which led to the adventure that is about to meet its tenth anniversary. Although I’m not much of a believer, let alone practically acknowledge that the peace that transmit some churches in Barcelona is quite salutary to get in, sit down, and get in line with your own thoughts, regardless of prayers and prayers. When I decided to immerse myself in the world of blogging, one of the first issues tackled was to describe a walk through the “four” cathedrals of Barcelona, my admiration led me to start the Santa Maria del Pi. since then had not re-entered inside , and last Thursday I was offered the chance to also do it with a very interesting incentive: first up to the bell tower by Night, but perfidy….” Read more…
Views from the Bell Bird Pine
“The Church of Santa Maria del Pi, is located in the Gothic in the Plaza del Pi (Old Town) and was declared a National Cultural Heritage in 1931.It consists of a large nave with polygonal apse and side chapels located between the Gothic buttresses. The apse is covered by a round radial also takes the first section of the chapels. In the rest of the ship are seven laps.
This church played a very special role in the historical events of 1714, contributing in various ways to the defense of the city, making an important social and humanitarian work or inflamed the spirit of the people in arms at the touch of their bells.
It was due to tour the bell I have discovered many interesting facts of this church is often eclipsed by the presence of two heavyweights as they are located not far from Barcelona Cathedral and the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar…“ Read more… (Language: Catalan)
Visitas guiada campanario Basílica de Santa María del pi
“Probably the guided tour of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi, in Castilian called Santa Maria del Pino, has been, along with a guided tour of Sant Pau del Camp and the medieval route organized by Raval Cultural visit, the better and more interesting visit I’ve attended since I started the project irBarcelona. And its rich history and almost inexhaustible, is joined by the incredible views that are contemplated from the top of the bell tower, one of the best viewpoints in the area, resulting in a very complete tour and interesting…”Read more.