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Former Convent Sant Agusti civic centre & café

Former convent that was demolished to make officers barracks in the citadel fortess. Now ruins & civic centre within a courtyard with a chic café bar

Updated: Jun 28, 2024 by: Barcelona Travel Hacks Views: 1.4k

About Former Convent Sant Agusti

Construction dating from 1349. After the siege of 1713 to 1714 the citadel was constructed and the Augustinians were moved to the Raval neighbourhood, Hospital street where between 1728 and 1750 they built a new church and convent.

Most of the old convent in La Ribera zone was demolished to construct the barracks however not all of the monastery was destroyed by the citadel. What survived is the west wing of the cloisters and one side of the church and has been restored to make a a civic centre with a chic café Bar.

For a more comprehensive history of the citadel fortress, visit the Parc de la Cuitadella page.

Visiting Former Convent Sant Agusti

Access is from Carrer del Comerç via a portal next to the Museo de Xocolate or via a gate in Plaça de l'Acadèmia.

What to take with you for Former Convent Sant Agusti

This is a small public courtyard inside the Sant Agusti Civic Centre open with no access restrictions. Access is from Carrer de Comerç 36 or Plaça de l'Acadèmia, both step free.

Bicycle anchorage points are in Carrer de Comerç and Plaça de l'Acadèmia.

Former Convent Sant Agusti Summary of Prices

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Adult Zone 1 T-casual FREE Child T-familiar FREE Notes Courtyard free access.

Getting to Former Convent Sant Agusti

Address: Carrer del Comerç 36, Barcelona. 8003

Nearest TMB Metro is Arc de Triomf on the red (L1) line and on the Renfe RODALIES train network. Use a T-Casual or Hola-Barcelona travel card.

Also Estacio de França on the Renfe RODALIES and REGIONAL is nearby

Pay Parking Parkia El Born below Plaça Comericial.

Saba Bamsa pay parking can be found below Passeig de Lluís Companys.

Map of Former Convent Sant Agusti

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