Girona6 Temps de Flors5

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GIRONA Temps de Flors 5

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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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Church of Sant Feliu

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The tower was struck by a bolt of lightning, and never restored to its original pointed form

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North entrance in Sant Feliu church

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13th Century wall-mounted replica of the Sitjar family tomb

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Basilica of Sant Feliu, Girona's first cathedral until the 10th century is one of its most representative Gothic buildings, above all the slender bell tower (14th-16th centuries)

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With its castle-like appearance, the Romanesque chevet was completed with Gothic naves and a baroque façade (13th-18th centuries

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Temps de Flors 2019 “Ornamentacio acolorida”

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The church houses some remarkable works of art, such as the eight pagan and early Christian sarcophagi (4th century) and the Recumbent Christ (14th century) by the sculptor Aloi de Montbrai Recumbent Christ (14th century)

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Wooden carving of the high altarpiece 14th century

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4th Century Wall Tomb 4th Century Wall Tomb 4th Century Wall Tomb 3rd Century wall tomb, depicting the rape of Proserpina

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4th Century Wall Tomb 4th Century Wall Tomb

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St Narcissus, the city's patron, is venerated in an marble-and-jasper, late-baroque side chapel 

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“Joy in the glory of martyr Saint Narcissus” Temps de Flors 2019 Side chapel

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Ceiling of St Narcissus chapel

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Ceiling St Narcissus chapel (painter Francesc de Tremulles)

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The sarcophagus of Saint Narcissus made by the Flemish Master, Jon de Tornai in 1328. It shows Saint Narcissus reclining on top in full liturgical robes. Alabaster carvings set against stained glass show scenes from the saint’s life

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Sarcophagus of Saint Narcissus, 1328

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Funerary monument (sculpted by Jeronimo Suñol), of General Alvarez de Castro, the hero of the War of Independence against France in 1808

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Monument to the women who fought in the defense of the city of Girona

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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 : Jordi Savall - Mare Nostrum, El Cant dels Aucells 2019

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