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Palau De La Generalitat De Catalunya

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Placa de Sant Jaume, 4, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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All reviews city hall open to the public patron saint gotic quarter lovely square take photos beautiful building government presidency placa facade photogenic statue tours
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The architecture in the Gothic Quarter ( Barri Gótic ) is packed with plaza's and if you enjoy grand architecture then head to Placa Sant Jaume, this superb square not only houses the wonderful Casa De La Ciutat ( City Hall ) but Palau De...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

It houses the offices of the Presidency and one of the few buildings of medieval origin in Europe that is still used by the local government and the institution that built it over 500 years ago.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This is an impressive building on Plaça de Sant Jaume. It was originally built in the 18th century and has served several purposes since then, including housing the Catalonia parliament twice, before and after Franco. The building sits across the square from Barcelona city hall....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a pretty square with nicely done cobblestone but, I assume due to the government function, there are no benches or street performers. I suspect most visits or five minutes or under.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarcoSeattle_WA
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We came across this large, three-story building when wandering the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter. The Palau de la Generalitat and the City Hall opposite dominate the Quarter’s massive Placa de Santa Jaume. It was Easter weekend when we came here and a crowd...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rumples
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Palau dela Generalitat de Catalunya is a nicely built structure on Placa St. Jaume of the Gotic Quarter. It is quite impressive among the neighboring buildings and visitors normally come to take photos in front of the building with flags flying high above.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Catalonia's government building is huge stone one in the middle of Barcelona's Gothic quarter. It may be interesting inside, but the facade is unimpressive.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I visited during St George's Day when they open to the public. Such a beautiful building, and a very interesting visit. Recommended if you happen to be around for April 23rd! (Saint Jordi is the patron saint of Catalunya.)

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank francescaitaly2018
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were lucky that when we visited it was between demonstrations so we could really drink in the square.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This government building stands in a nice and relaxing plaza atmosphere. You can get coffee, a light bite to eat at the numerous shops. Enjoy

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mujergitana28
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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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