Girona5 Temps de Flors4

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GIRONA Temps de Flors 4

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Girona is a city in Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell and has an official population of 100,266 in 2018. It is the capital of the province of the same name and of the comarca of the Gironès. 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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City History Museum

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City History Museum

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Guzmania (tufted airplant) Escuder Llado (1934-2011) Sant Jordi 1980 (124x97,5cm) City History Museum

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Internet image @SindoNovoa

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Internet image City History Museum “Meditation and chess”

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Giants (or giant puppets; gegants), dragons and eagles are the most eye-catching elements of the retinue formed by Gerona’s City Council in its public appearances: the parade of gegants (giant papier mâché figures whose carriers are completely hidden inside) and capgrossos (large papier mâché heads worn on the carriers’ heads)

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City History Museum “The road fades”

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Cloister from the former convent of the Capuchin friars of Saint Anthony, 17th century

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City History Museum “The road fades”

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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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Carrer de la Força, Casa Sambola ”Mar profund ”

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Carrer de la Força, Casa Sambola ”Mar profund ”

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Carrer de la Força

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Carrer de la Força ”Hub tree ”

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Carrer de la Força

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Carrer de la Força

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This is an other Girona legend: the one about the lioness's bottom ('el cul de la lleona'). So the tradition goes, if you visit Girona, you have to kiss the bottom of the lioness statue (C/Calderers, 8). It's a way to show that you want to come back to the city, perhaps even to stay forever…

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Carrer Nou “El parc dels nens” (Children's park) by Girona school students

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Carrer Nou “El parc dels nens” (Children's park) by Girona school students

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Carrer Nou Sant Martí Sacosta - Seminari Church “”Everyone at the table”   Internet image

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Internet image

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Museu D'Arqueologia

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Girona Pont de’n Gomez Artist: Josep Masaguer

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Aesculus carnea, or red horse-chestnut

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Church of Sant Feliu

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Aesculus carnea, or red horse-chestnut, is an artificial hybrid between A. pavia (red buckeye) and A. hippocastanum (horse-chestnut)

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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 : Eduard Toldrà - «Oració al maig» de Sis sonets (1922) 2019

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