"Santa Eulalia/La Seu Cathedral" Barcelona Cathedral - Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa EulÓlia Tip by Martin_S.

  St. Georgious, Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain
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  • St. Georgious, Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain - Barcelona
      St. Georgious, Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain
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  • Fountain at Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain - Barcelona
      Fountain at Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain
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  • Stained Glass, Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain - Barcelona
      Stained Glass, Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain
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  • Vaulted ceiling, Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain - Barcelona
      Vaulted ceiling, Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain
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  • Seating for choir, Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain - Barcelona
      Seating for choir, Santa Eulalia, Barcelona, Spain
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Santa Eulalia/La Seu Cathedral in the center of the Barri Gotic district, downtown Barcelona has a few items unique to it. One we found in the two guide books (other than Virtual Tourist) we used, Lonely Planet and DK, the statue of Saint George battling the dragon. It was mentioned in both and we looked for it in the cathedral and only came across it by chance. This was our fault since we were looking for a big impressive thing...turns out it is only about 50 centimeters high and sits on top of a small water fountain as you can see in the photo.
The other unique thing we found here was the gaggle of geese. No they do not make foie gras or golden eggs, they just "are". After we saw them I looked it up and apparently there are no known facts, but several theories/legends about the virginity of Saint Eulalia or Rome, no not the virginity of Rome, the greatness.

Address: Plaša de la Seu
Directions: http://www.sacred-destinations.com/spain/barcelona-cathedral-la-seu
Phone: 933151554
Website: http://www.catedralbcn.org

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  • Written Nov 15, 2011
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