Girona2 Temps de Flors1

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GIRONA Temps de Flors 1

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The capital of its own province in northeast Catalonia, Girona is a medieval city and from Napoleon to the Moors 800 years earlier, a lot of people have wanted to get their hands on Girona. The city has faced 25 sieges in its history, which explains why it is completely surrounded by high fortifications that are still standing today. Each spring, during the 2nd week of May, the streets of Girona fill with colour as the city hosts it’s annual flower festival Girona Temps de Flors . The festival takes place in the historic city centre and medieval Jewish quarter El Call Jueu. The most impressive floral displays include the Cathedral steps. There are over a hundred exhibits, some of which are in patios and other spaces which aren’t normally open to the public

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Casa Gispert Saüch (1921-23) Gran Via de Jaume I, 66 by Rafael Masó i Valentí

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Casa Gispert Saüch (1921-23) Gran Via de Jaume I, 66 by Rafael Masó i Valentí

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Casa de Cultura ( Antic Hospital de Santa Caterina)

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The Old Santa Caterina hospital, built in the 17th century in the baroque-era, was fully functioning up until 2009. Nowadays it is possible to visit the Old Hospital’s exhibition space, the magnolia courtyard with its 20th century sgraffiti, the hall with 17th century balustrades, the Baroque era hospital pharmacy and the old chapel

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Generalitat de Catalunya a Girona ( Antic Hospital de Santa Caterina)

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Generalitat de Catalunya a Girona ( Antic Hospital de Santa Caterina)

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Girona headquarters of the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat de Catalunya) the magnolia courtyard

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Temps de Flors 117 “ Son 19 “ Aquesta Remor que se sent

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Antic Hospital de Santa Caterina Magnolia courtyard

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The Pont de Pedra (bridge of stone) of Girona

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Pont de Pedra, a stone arch bridge crossing the River Onyar, 1856

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Houses along the Onyar River and one of Girona's 11 bridges

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As has been traditional over the last 58 years, when spring arrives the city of Girona dresses up with flowers and colours abound during a week at the festival “Girona, Temps de Flors”

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Girona Eiffel Bridge over Onyar River

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El pont de les Peixateries Velles (The Bridge of the Old Fish shops)

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People named this red pedestrian bridge after its designer, Gustav Eiffel

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The original name is Pont de les Peixateries Velles but locals call it also El Pont de Ferro (Iron bridge)

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 Pont de les Peixateries Velles 

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El pont de Sant Agustí

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Antiga pastisseria d'Emili Puig

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Antiga pastisseria d'Emili Puig

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Rambla de la Llibertat

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Rambla de la Llibertat, 1916 Grevillea rosmarinifolia (Rosemary Grevillea) Girona is a city known throughout the world for the richness of its architecture and heritage.  Many notable Modernista architectural works can be admired. The most renowned architect of modern Girona was undoubtedly Rafael Masó i Valentí (1880-1935) 

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El pont de Sant Agustí

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El pont de Sant Agustí “The flowers spill”

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The Eiffel Bridge over Onyar River

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Carrer de les Ballesteries Temps de Flors 2019

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Carrer de les Ballesteries What began as a local festival organised by the city’s florist guild, has expanded year by year due to the affluence of visitors and the success of the outstanding flower exhibitions, becoming the most well-known flower festival in Catalonia, as well as an acclaimed flower festival over the world

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Carrer de les Ballesteries

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Carrer de les Ballesteries

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Carrer de les Ballesteries

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Carrer de les Ballesteries “ Rain at Girona “

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Carrer de les Ballesteries “ Rain at Girona “

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Imploring by Fidel Aguilar (1894-1917) Copy of the work in MNAC (Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya)

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For 10 days, the entire city is decorated with flowers and art installations: monuments, courtyards and gardens. It comes complete with a program of cultural, culinary and shopping

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Text: Internet Pictures: Sanda Foi ş oreanu Gabriela Balaban Internet All  copyrights  belong to their  respective owners Presentation : Sanda Foi ş oreanu www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda https://ma-planete.com/michaelasanda Sound : Ramon Muntaner - Aquesta Remor; Les Quatre Banderes; Poema (Miquel Marti i Pol) 2019

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