Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona

 Tourist information about the Plaza de Sant Jaume, one of the most beautiful places in Barcelona. The palace of the Generalitat
Plaça Sant Jaume. Author: Cristian Atudoroae (Barcelona Photos)
Located in the center of the Gothic Quarter, Sant Jaume Square has great historical value to the city of Barcelona. The current appearance of the square dates from the early 19th century. Throughout the year different concerts, demonstrations, festive activities and celebrations of the important titles conquered by F.C Barcelona take place here.
The square is dominated by two imposing buildings, headquarters of the main centers of local political power: the Generalitat of Catalonia and the City Hall.
The House of the City (Casa de la Ciutat), seat of the Barcelona City Council, is notable for the Neoclassical main facade,the Gothic façade, the Hall of One Hundred and courtyard.
The Palace of the Generalitat is the seat of the Presidency of the Generalitat of Catalonia and the autonomous government. Behind the great Renaissance facade, the palace has Gothic, flamboyant Gothic, Baroque and neo-Gothic architectural elements. 23 April, 24 September and 11 September are open days at the Palau de la Generalitat.
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Public transport
Metro. Jaume I Station (line L4) and Liceu Station (line L3).
Bus. Lines 14, 17, 45, 59, 91, 120 and V17.
Tourist bus. Barri Gòtic bus stop (red route).
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Location
GPS: 41°22'57.7"N 2°10'37.2"E / 41.382695, 2.177002
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