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Fossar de les Moreres

3.8/5
8 Reviews
Cemetery
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: Fossar de les Moreres Barcelona, ​​Spain

What people are saying:

This place is the best place to go before a party. Near paseig del born and santa maria del mar, you can sit here during the beginning of the night and see so much crazy things because of people :) Like it!

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  • Kelleygirl2
    Kelleygirl2
    Sarasota, FL
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    Very moving at night

    In an attempt to walk off most of our dinner, we walked around the darkened Cathedral of the Sea and next to the church found the tall arc, Fossar de les Moreres (literally grave of the Mulberries) ho...

    Reviewed on /Date(1602755886000+0800)/
  • Torkm68
    Torkm68
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    Surprising memorial

    Evocative monument to the Catalan dead from the 18th century war that saw Catalonoa conquered and absorbed into the Spanish kingdom. The eternal flame atop the redbow signifies that the memory of the ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1576904078000+0800)/
  • Lorraine C
    Lorraine C
    Salford, United Kingdom
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    A very modern memorial

    A bit of a surprise when one turns the corner into this Square but then Barcelona is known for it's artful surprises. The Square - Placa del Fosser Moreres is the memorial to the defenders of the city...

    Reviewed on /Date(1568866933000+0800)/
  • macedonboy
    macedonboy
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    Too Abstract

    The Fossar de les Moreres is a memorial that stands in tribute to the defenders of the city in Siege of Barcelona in 1714 during War of the Spanish Succession. A war that result in a great loss of aut...

    Reviewed on /Date(1563349376000+0800)/
  • Mikael F
    Mikael F
    Vantaa, Finland
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    Memorial square

    This square is located next to the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar. It was built over a cemetery where defenders of the city were buried at the end of the War of the Spanish Succession in 1714. ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1557355752000+0800)/

Additional Information

Introduction

This marble monument has a great historic and symbolic resemblance to the Catalan people. On Sept. 11, 1714, the War of Spanish Succession was ended. The defenders of Barcelona, who died in this battle are honored by this monument. Even today, Catalonian nationalists gather here every Sept. 11 to commemorate the heroic defeat. Sept. 11 is now celebrated as Catalonia's national day.
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