6 Sights in Bescanó, Spain (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Bescanó, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Bescanó, Spain.

List of cities in Spain Sightseeing Tours in Bescanó

1. La Lleona

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The so-called Lioness of Girona or Cul de la lleona is a sculptural piece of limestone from Girona, dating from the twelfth century, which is part of the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia. Its fame and popular value have been increasing especially since 1986, the year in which a copy of the original was made, preserved in the Girona Art Museum, and placed on Carrer de Calderers, at the foot of the staircase of the church of Sant Feliu, a strategic point in girona's Old Town. The capital crowning the set appears to be later than the aforementioned date. The lion, or lioness, is bulky in relief, and has a noticeably deteriorated part of its face and tail. It shows large claws and the head turned to the side, a typical arrangement that can be seen in many Romanesque capitals (in the monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants, current headquarters of the Archaeological Museum of Girona. Its legend has crossed borders and is one of the city's quintessential tourist icons.

Wikipedia: La Lleona (CA)

2. Casa Pastors

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Casa Pastors is a building in Girona's Old Quarter that consists of a floor plan and two floors, the upper one with a height that is equivalent to half of that projected to the other bodies. It is covered with Arab tiles of a watershed. The façade has the most worked wall of the building, with many regular crushed stone ashlars. The entrance portal has a round knitted arch with padding-shaped voussoirs. This special treatment of the ashlars, widely practiced in the Baroque period, can also be seen in the corner overlooking the portal and the base of the house.

Wikipedia: Casa Pastors (CA)

3. Església de Sant Martí Sacosta

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Sant Martí Sacosta is a baroque church in Girona's Old Quarter. There is evidence of a temple dedicated to Saint Martin since the ninth century, however the original building was probably remodeled in the eleventh century and practically replaced by the current one in the sixteenth century promoted by the establishment of a Jesuit college. It should be noted that, nowadays, abandoned the house by the Jesuits, its adjoining rooms are used to house the activities and dependencies of the Seminary of Girona and the Diocesan Archive of Girona.

Wikipedia: Sant Martí Sacosta (CA)

4. Esglèsia de Sant Pere

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Ant ere de Ontfullan is a monument in the 19th century township of Ironese, which is listed as an Attala relic. The earliest mention of the parish can be traced back to 882, when Bishop Autel handed over several candles from the church to the Iron Duke. L 1058 Count Rmessenda of Alcassonne restored it to Bishop Erenger. Amber is a quote from Uillem Astell, a borrowed sacrifice for Al of Arcassona, the iron bishop. It symbolizes that part of the original romantic church belongs to the present city wall.

Wikipedia: Sant Pere de Montfullà (CA)

5. Casa Masó

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Masó House is the birthplace of Rafael Masó i Valentí (1880–1935). It is also one of the most important works of architecture in Girona. Offering unparalleled views of the city, it is the only one of the famous houses on the Onyar River open to the public. The house has been preserved with the furniture and decoration in Noucentisme style. .

Wikipedia: Masó House (EN)

6. La Devesa

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L-arc Tie Evita, the largest urban park in Mataruna, is located between El, Niar and Jul, adjacent to the historical core city of Tie El in the west. S's declared works are culturally in line with national interests.

Wikipedia: Parc de la Devesa (CA)

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