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Diada Castellera històrica de la Mercè 18

Cercavila de Castellers i Diada Castellera històrica de la Mercè

Amb colles de castellers convidades

Event date: Sunday 23rd September 2018
Time: 11:30 to 12:00
Where: Parade from Palau de la Virreina on La Rambla 99 to Plaça de Sant Jaume
Time: 12:00 Human towers display 
Where: Human tower building at Plaça de Sant Jaume
Nearest Metro station: Jaume I on yellow line L4

Diada castellera històrica de la Mercè - Parade and human towers display with participation from towers groups from different parts of Catalonia.



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Venue:
Placa de Sant Jaume
Street:
Plaça de Sant Jaume
Postal Code:
08002
City:
Barcelona
Country:
Country: es

How to get to this venue

How to get to Plaça de Sant Jaume


Address:
Plaça de Sant Jaume
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Plaça de Sant Jaume is the main square in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona. Placa de Sant Jaume is often used for festivals and procession - and also for demonstrations. Plaça de Sant Jaume is located on the ancient site of the Roman forum in Roman town called Barcino which later became Barcelona.

In Roman times this plaza was the city center and was on the junction of the Roman  citys main streets Cardo Maximus and Decumanus Maximus.

Barcino's four city gates were at the end of these two streets which today are called Carrer Ciutat / Carrer del Bisbe ( = Decumanus Maximus) and Carrer Llibreteria (= Cardo Maximus).

Barcino was a small city but even today there are impressive remnants of Barcelona Roman city walls in the gothic area.

Plaça de Sant Jaume houses two government buildings. One is the renaissance palace El Palau de la Generalitat which is the home of the regional government of Catalonia region - called the Generalitat de Catalunya. Opposite you can see the neo-classical town hall building of the ciy council of Barcelona called Ajuntament de Barcelona 



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How to get to Placa de Sant Jaume


By Metro
Nearest Metro station is: Jaume I - yellow line L4

By Bus
Bus lines: (on nearby Via Laietana) 17, 19, 45, 120, N8

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Barcelona Event 

Barcelona Events:
La Mercè - Cercavila de Castellers i Diada Castellera històrica de la Mercè - Human towers
When:
23.09.2018
Where:
Barcelona
Category:
Merce top events