8 Sights in Girona, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Girona, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Girona, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Girona

1. Lion

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The lioness, also called Cul de la Lleona or Lioness of Girona, is a sculptural piece of limestone from Girona dating from the twelfth century that is part of the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia.

Wikipedia: La Lleona (CA)

2. Sant Iscle i Santa Victòria de Sanavastre

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Sant Iscle i Santa Victòria de Sanavastre

Sant Iscle i Santa Victòria de Sanavastre is a Romanesque church in the village of Sanavastre, in the municipality of Das, in Cerdanya. It is protected as a cultural asset of local interest. It has a single nave, with a barrel arch and two semicircular side chapels. It does not form an apse. On the right side of the altar is the sacristy. The choir is made of wood and gives access to the bell tower, which is located on the west façade and is in the form of a belfry, with two semicircular openings. At medium height opens, however, an eye where there are carved balls. The inside is plastered, except for a piece that is chipped in. The door opens on the south side.

Wikipedia: Sant Iscle i Santa Victòria de Sanavastre (CA)

3. a, b, c, q letters

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A, B, C, Q, also popularly known as Lletres toves, is a sculpture by Francesc Torres i Monsó from 1980 that is installed on public roads, in the Plaça de l'Hospital in Girona. These are four letters of different colors, large in size, which allow children to play with them; Originally, these were the letters "a", "b", "c" and "d", but the latter was rotated and eventually became a "q". The work was promoted by Girona City Council and Mas Sardà Banking on the occasion of the International Year of the Child. The sculpture pays homage to the letters and colours of Joan Miró.

Wikipedia: A,B,C,Q (CA)

4. Casa Pastors

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Casa Pastors

Casa Pastors is a building in the Old Quarter of Girona that consists of a floor and two floors, the upper one with a height equivalent to half of that projected in the other bodies. It has a roof of Arabic tiles from a downpour. The façade has the most elaborate wall of the building, with very regular crushed stone ashlars. The entrance portal has a round point arch with quilting-shaped voussoirs. This special treatment of ashlars, widely practiced in the Baroque, can also be seen in the corner facing the portal and the base of the house.

Wikipedia: Casa Pastors (CA)

5. Església de Sant Martí Sacosta

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Sant Martí Sacosta is a baroque church in the Old Quarter of Girona. There is evidence of a temple dedicated to Saint Martin from 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 school. It is worth mentioning that, nowadays, abandoned the house by the Jesuits, its annexes are used to house the activities and dependencies of the Seminary of Girona and the Diocesan Archive of Girona.

Wikipedia: Sant Martí Sacosta (CA)

6. 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)

7. Església de Sant Pere de Galligants

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Sant Pere de Galligants is Benedictine abbey in Girona, Catalonia. Since 1857, it is home to the Archaeology Museum of Catalonia venue in the city. The name translates to English as "Saint Peter of Galligants", where Galligants refers to the River Galligants that runs past the abby.

Wikipedia: Sant Pere de Galligants (EN)

8. la Devesa

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The Parc de la Devesa in Girona, the largest urban park in Catalonia, is located between the Ter, the Onyar and the Güell, to the west of the historic center of the city of Girona. It has been declared a cultural asset of national interest.

Wikipedia: Parc de la Devesa (CA)


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