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Miguel Pena Roma
Miguel Pena Roma • 1 year ago

The cloister of Barcelona's Cathedral holds 13 geese symbolising each of Saint Eulalia's tortures. She is the patron-saint of the city of Barcelona.

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SPAIN (Catalonia) - Barcelona Cathedral, Saint Eulàlia and the 13 geese

La Seu is a Gothic cathedral In the heart of Barcelona. The cathedral was constructed during the 13th to 15th c with principal work done in the 14th c with the cathedral only completed in the early 20th c. The church is dedicated to Eulalia, co-patron saint of Barcelona. The official name is Catedral de la Santa Creu / Santa Eulàlia, which in Catalan means Cathedral of the Holy Cross & Saint Eulalia. However, the name most often used is "La Seu" as it is the seat of the Archbishop of Barcelona

Barcelona Cathedral, Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona Cathedral (La Seu), with geese

La Catedral (Spain). 'Barcelona’s cathedral spans the centuries like a sombre and silent witness to the city’s history. It’s a towering edifice of singular and monumental beauty with a refined cloister inhabited by geese.' www.lonelyplanet....

Inside La Seu Cathedral (Officially named Cathedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulalia), in the Barri Gòtic district, Barcelona, Spain

Catedral de Barcelona, cloister

The Barcelona Cathedral, is a Gothic cathedral. Its roof is notable for its gargoyles