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Sant Jordi is the most romantic and favorite holiday of Catalonia. Brave knight Jordi kill the evil dragon and save the beautiful princess. dragon's heart is converted into red rose, so every year 23 April Barcelona smothered in red roses. Fiesta Sant Jordi has its roots in the distant past, in the XV century began colors fair in honor of this event.

And in the XX century, UNESCO declared 23 April "World Day of the books", so that in addition to colors, a huge number of book fairs held in this special day in Catalonia.

This year, be sure to take a walk past the house Gaudi Batllo, whose facade is decorated with red roses, as well as on the area of ​​King's Plaza del Rei is an unusual installation. And if you've always wanted to see our City Hall "Ayuntamiento" inside, Welcome! All day 23 April, 10 a.m. to 20-00 there will be the open day. In addition to the City Hall on Monday can be viewed for free Guell Palace and Gospital San Pau. come early, to avoid the queues!


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