Sant Pere, Barcelona

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Sant Pere (Template:IPA-ca, El barri de Sant Pere in Catalan) is a neighborhood in District 1 (Ciutat Vella), the old city of Barcelona, Spain. It is named after the monastery Sant Pere de les Puelles. Officially it is a part of the neighborhood Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera.

Points of interest

  • The neighborhood received its name from the 10th century monastery of Sant Pere de les Puelles, (Saint Peter of the Innocents), at Lluís El Piadós 1. The monastery is named after girls that disfigured themselves to avoid rape and murder.
  • The Palau de la Música Catalana (Palace of Catalan Music) concert hall designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner is located at Carrer Sant Francesc de Paula 2.

References

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External links

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Travel Adventures page for Sant Pere, with photographs

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