In Barcelona, a huge amount of space, each of which in its beautiful and unique. Plaza Sant Jaume, not only the oldest but also the, perhaps, the most politically sensitive area of the city. On it are, opposite each other, Municipality of Barcelona and the Palace of the Government of Catalonia, the space between them gives the Gothic Quarter is not typical for this area play.
It named the area in honor of St. James, considered, it is here held a disciple of Christ, on the way to Compostela, spreading the word of God. Nowadays, San Jaume Square are a variety of meetings and demonstrations. Animal rights, gay and feminists alternate, chanting slogans. In the New Year holidays in this area put the Christmas tree and nativity scene. At the end of September in the town of La Merce celebrations on the square of Sant Jaume kastelery erect their famous tower of the people.
To get to this area is easy, if you turn off the Ramblas on a street Ferran. Passing it to the end, you will come to the Plaza San Jaume. From the square in the corner is the metro station Jaume I yellow branches and close to the most interesting places of the Gothic Quarter and the Born area.