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The chapel that belongs to the Palacio Real Mayor (Main Royal Palace) is located on a square that has borne witness to ... More
Santa Àgata Chapel
The chapel that belongs to the Palacio Real Mayor (Main Royal Palace) is located on a square that has borne witness to countless historical events. It is purely Gothic in style and was built at the beginning of the 14th Century at the behest of Count James II. It was built on top of what was a Romanesque chapel dedicated to Saint Mary, which itself was built upon the ancient Roman city walls. There is a single nave with chapels between the lateral buttresses and impressive stained-glass windows.
The name comes from the Basílica de Santa Maria del Pi, and from St Josep Oriol, who is buried there.
The two squares are consecutive; one leads into the other. A sculpture of Àngel Guimerà resides in Sant Josep ...
This is architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner's most important work. Started in 1902, construction was finally completed by his son
in 1930. Once a thriving hospital complex, the building houses 48 wards, all decorated with mosaics, sculptures and murals, ...
Catalonia's regional government and the building where its members sit are both called the Generalitat. When visiting the building, there
are two ways in: the 1403 Renaissance entrance in Plaça Sant Jaume , and Pere Joan's 1418 Gothic style ...