Cathedral of girona: La Catedral: Inici – La Catedral de Girona i Basílica de Sant Feliu

Girona Cathedral

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3,481 reviews


Very good




Toledo, Oh56 contributions


Apr 2023 • Couples

I don’t typically swoon over Cathedrals, but this one is 100% worth visiting and going inside. It took my breath away and it easily one of my favorite European cathedrals. It was SO much more grand inside than I was expecting. Spend the 7 euro! Worth it. 🙂

Written April 3, 2023

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates5,610 contributions

Very impressive

Mar 2023 • Couples

This is a striking cathedral which stands out above the skyline of pretty Girona.

It is free to take a closer look at the cathedral but tickets are required to enter it.

Written March 25, 2023

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Ireland38,534 contributions


Feb 2023

There are some superlatives here, including having the widest nave in the world and a fine marble throne known as Charlemagne’s Chair.

Multiple styles add to the grandeur. First to be seen when ascending the lengthy stairway in front of the beautiful Baroque façade. Great statuary is in the alcoves including St. Peter clutching the keys of the kingdom.

Soaring Gothic is within. Slender columns reach heavenwards meeting the great vaulted ceiling. Gilt holy images are throughout and also stained glass.

A tranquil cloister is lovely to walk around with wonderful columns and arches in ornate stone work. A treasury has exquisite holy pieces in gold and other precious metals and stones.

Written March 17, 2023

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Christian M

Copenhagen, Denmark3,772 contributions

Better check opening hours…

Jan 2023

Sorry, I can’t really tell you anything about Girona’s impressive cathedral- it was closed upon arrival.

If you want a couple of nice shots of the building from another angle than standing in front of it – go to the the Passeig de la Muralla above the church – it’s a free walk on the old city wall.

Written January 6, 2023

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Jer D

Muskoka District, Canada234 contributions

amazing architecture, sculpture and art

Dec 2022

what an eye-opening experience to enter the nave. Make sure you walk around inside – many of the side alters are not lit up by default – they have a green button the turn the lights on for a minute or 2. the cloister is worth the walk, as is the gallery showcasing the stained glass recently found

Written December 15, 2022

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Moscow, Russia111,136 contributions

Girona Cathedral

Jul 2022 • Couples

The majestic cathedral rises above the 86 steps leading from Plaça de la Catedral. It is a much older building than its baroque façade suggests. The cathedral was built on the site of an ancient Roman forum – found fragments of its foundation date back to the 5th century. Today, the architecture of the cathedral is dominated by the Gothic style – the building began to be erected in the 11th century, and completed in the 14th century. However, some elements of the building are still reminiscent of the Romanesque style, such as the beautiful two-column cloister of the 12th century. Particularly noteworthy are the ancient columns in the southern gallery of the cloister, richly decorated with sculptures of fantastic animals and biblical scenes; as well as a jeweled silver altar with images of 16 scenes from the life of Christ.

Written December 2, 2022

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Michael Gare-Simmons

Province of Girona, Spain6 contributions

Bit religious

Nov 2021

Any church or Cathedral is worth a visit but you have to remember that it is a place of the Christian God .

Written October 14, 2022

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Kent, UK276 contributions

Cathedral, Cloisters and Creation Tapestry

Sep 2022 • Couples

We visited the Cathedral on a triple ticket with the Art Gallery and the Basilica of Sant Feliu. Girona is very compact, so it was easy to do this in one day. The cathedral has one of the widest naves in Europe without side aisles, and is very impressive. The audio guide was very helpful as we walked around. Don’t miss the lovely cloisters and the treasury with its ancient tapestry of the creation. You need to allow an hour and a half to take everything in. Outside, the steps are quite a feature, although relatively modern compared to the cathedral itself. We learnt on our visit that the cathedral stands where there was once a Roman temple, and that the forum would have been below.

Written October 7, 2022

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands84 contributions

Definitely a must see if you visiting girona or barcelona

Sep 2022 • Couples

Definitely a must see if you visiting girona or barcelona. A beautifull place to visit! whe only visited one day. Its worth to book an hotel to visit girona.

Written September 26, 2022

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James S

Toronto, Canada442 contributions


Sep 2022

We never meant to go to Girona, it just sort of happened. We were taking the train back from Cerbere after an excursion there and began talking to some other passengers. Girona came up and when we all got off in Portbou to buy tickets we decided to go to Girona instead of back to Barcleona. One there we found out we had a few hours to kill before the next train so headed off to explore the Cathedral of Girona and the surrounding medieval part of the town.

The Cathedral was famous and a major tourist draw before it and surrounding areas were used in the HBO series Game of Thrones. In fact one of the many available tours of the area is based on the series for devout fans. The Cathedral dates from the 11th Century.

Getting there from the railway station was easy. We could see it on the train in, so it was merely a matter of following the elevated railway northeast back to the Riu Onyar and crossing one of the several foot bridges into the medieval section of town. Here we wandered around admiring the Cathedral and other buildings for a few hours. The area is not too large and while you may get lost in the narrow streets it won’t be for long.

Expect crowds especially in the area around the Cathedral itself, as I said it’s popular. It seems everyone needs to have a selfie taken on the steps.

Eventually you can again cross the river and end up in Placa de la Independcia. The square is lined with numerous small cafes perfect for a well deserved cold drink to end the day.

Written September 23, 2022

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Is the interior of the Girona Cathedral worth it?


The city of Girona (Gerona in Spanish) attracts many visitors for its history and its scenic old town. And one of its most spectacular sites is definitely the Girona Cathedral (or “Catedral de Girona” in Catalan and Spanish). No visit to Girona is complete without at least seeing it from the bottom of the steps leading to it. But is it worth to go inside? Today we’ll help you figuring out if it’s the right attraction for you!

It’ll be a very personal choice in the end, though. Are you passionate about history? Are you a Catholic or at least a spiritual person? Do you love art and architecture? Do you enjoy listening to legends and stories? The Cathedral of Girona offers that and much more. Keep reading to decide if you should pay to see the interior or if you’ll be fine just seeing it from outside.

History of the Catedral de Girona

The Origins

Unfortunately, between 715-785 Girona fell under the control of the Muslims, who turned the original building a mosque. There’s nothing left from those times, though: only written documentation about it. The records also mention that after the Francs, led by Charlemagne, expulsed the Muslims from the North of what now is Catalonia, the building went back to functioning as a Cathedral and seat of the bishopric.

The Romanesque Cathedral

The Cathedral of Girona (or Santa Maria de Girona, or Catedral de Girona) was probably built on top of what had been the Roman Temple of Gerunda, in the upper area of the Roman town. 516aC is the first time a bishopric is documented in Girona, what means it must have had already an important Christian community. And by the next centuries the records say it had attained a high religious rank. 

The first Cathedral from which we can still see parts of the structure still nowadays was built between the X and XI centuries, and was consecrated in 1038. The Romanesque church, of only one nave and narrower than the current one, was finished and that is enough for a church to start working as an active church. The bell towers and the cloister would be completed in the next couple of centuries, still in Romanesque style.

From those times you can see the cloister, one of the two bell towers (now integrated in a side of the Gothic building as a buttress), the altar stone, and the bishop throne, known as Charlemagne chair, the chapel of Saint Peter and some tombs located in the cloister. The Tapestry of the Creation kept in the museum is definitely from the same time frame, but its origins and use are unclear.

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The Gothic Cathedral

In 1312 started the construction of the Gothic building, that would be build on the same site of the Romanesque one. First was completed the backside, allowing to consecrate the new altar and demolish the Romanesque apse.

In 1386 it was suggested that the original plan of 1 central nave and two side aisles was turned into a plan of one single wide nave. It was a risky project and it wasn’t sure that the available knowledge of architecture would allow them to build that in a safe and stable way. The works stopped and specialists were called to deliberate.

And the discussion lasted 3 decades until in 1417 the bishop had had enough and decided that the church would be continued with only one nave. The works lasted until 1604, with a 12 year break due to the Catalan Civil War. With its 22.98m / 75,39ft, it became the widest Gothic nave in the world, a prodigy of medieval engineering.

The Exterior of the Cathedral

Cathedral façades

The Cathedral of Girona has two visible façades from the street. The main façade towers at the top of the famous steps, and the side façade gives to the Plaça dels Apostols. This last one is quite simple, and it features a gate surrounded by a succession of pointed arches in degradation. Despite looking medieval, they were built in 1975 in Gothic Revival style, even if a gate in this side of the church was already documented since the late 1300’s. The reason is that the original sculptures of the Apostles were lost during the Spanish Civil War in 1936.


The main façade is a monumental stone retable made in Baroque style (1606-1733) and crowed by a huge rose window about the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. The sculptures, though, are from 1961-62, and represent Sant Peter and Saint Pau, the Virgin Mary with the Baby, Saint John the Evangelist and Saint Narcissus, patron saint of Girona.

CURIOUS FACT: One of the faces decorating the façade of the Cathedral is a man with a moustache. It is said that Salvador Dali, who was born in the nearby town of Figueres, could have been inspired by it to grow his own moustache. This, or it was a premonition!

The famous Girona Cathedral steps

The famous stair to the Girona Cathedral is considered the longest Baroque staircase in the world, with its 90 steps divided in 2 sections of 30 steps each. It was commissioned by the Bishop between 1685-1699: the story says that during his own ceremony of ordination he had such a hard time climbing the original steps, very deteriorated already, that he decided some new and grand stairs were needed. If you pay attention, you’ll see the stone of the steps is full of tiny shell fossils called nummulites.

Game of Thrones in the Catedral de Girona

The famous steps of the Cathedral of Girona appear in Game of Thrones. It’s the Great Sept of Baelor in King’s Landing, during Maragery’s walk of atonement (not to be confused with Cersei’s walk of atonement, filmed in Dubrovnik, Croatia). In the scene, Jammie Lannister rides his horse up the stairs to save her.

The scene involved a lot of computer image editing, to make it look like the Cathedral was set in front of the sea, and that the plaza in front of the steps was much larger to fit in a crowd. The sculptures of the façade were also covered to eliminate religious references. BTW, if you are a GOT fan, don’t miss our post about other Game of Thrones locations in Girona.

Girona Cathedral interior

The Naves

The entrance to the interior of the Cathedral of Girona is done from a side gate at the foot of the nave. From there it’s easy to realize how the area around the altar was built with the idea of 3 naves (there’s 2 lines of columns), but all of a sudden the columns disappear and the rest of the building is continued without columns in the middle.


Near the entrance you’ll also see some models of the Cathedral that show you its architectural evolution from a Roman Temple to the current building. It’s interesting to also note how the city and the staircase have also changed through the centuries.

From there you can also admire the rose window representing Saint Michel killing a dragon, a symbol of evil. However, you won’t see the altar yet, because the view is blocked by a high wooden piece: the organ. Interestingly, the organ pipes that can be seen are just decorating it: they don’t sound. It’s the over 2000 pipes inside the giant wooden box what produces the organ music.

As you pass the organ you’ll be able to see the Altar, made of white marble and original from the Romanesque Cathedral. The altar is covered by a fine baldachin made of silver, and behind the altar there’s a retable also made of silver, gold and precious stones. There’s also the Bishop throne, made of stone and on top of some steps – but that’s best seen from the deambulatory gallery that goes behind (see below).

The tomb of Ermessenda of Carcassonne

In the chapel of the right hand side, right before the apse columns, you’ll see a woman’s tomb. She was Ermessenda of Carcassonne, countess of the city a thousand years ago. She was a very strong woman: she sided her husband during the wars against the Muslims, performed as a regent when she widowed and then preserved a good deal of power during his son and later his grandson government, rivaling with them.


She even tried to get his grandson excommunicated from the Christian church for having married “the wrong woman”. Ermessenda promoted the construction of the Romanesque Cathedral of Girona, as well as the nearby Monastery of Saint Daniel. And at the end of her days, rather than submitting to her grandson power and pledging him loyalty, she preferred selling him her lands and retiring to a castle after 40 years of intense political life. She passed away there a year later, after having expressed her wish to be buried in the Catedral de Girona. 

Originally the tomb was located in the narthex (or entrance gallery at the food of the church), but it was moved to this chapel in the 1300’s by order of the King Peter the Ceremonious. The beautiful sculpture of her was also done then, in Gothic Style. Inside that coffin there was another one, that you can see now in the back of the chapel sporting red and golden stripes. It is believed to be one of the earliest representations of the Catalan flag (that later on would be standardized to feature only 4 red stripes).

The tomb of Ramon Berenguer II

Right before you exit the deambulatory from the left of the altar, over the door to the sacristy, you’ll see another Gothic sepulcher: that of Ermessenda’s great-grandson. He was nicknamed “Tow Head” (Cap d’Estopes), because he had very messy hair…


He died in the woods between Barcelona and Girona in 1082, probably killed by his twin brother Berenguer Ramon, known now as The Fratricide. The legend says that the northern goshawk that Ramon Berenguer used for hunting led the rescue team to where the body was lying. Back to Girona, the bird attacked Berenguer Ramon and snatched his crown, as if accusing him of having killed his brother.

The Bishop Seat

Did you know that the word “cathedral” comes from Latin “catedra”, that means “seat”? And whose seat? The Bishop’s Seat. Of course, it needs to be understood more in the sense of “headquarters” of the Bishop, but it can also be read as the place where he seats.

The Bishop Seat of the Cathedral in Girona is over 1000 years old and it’s made of local marble. Due to its location behind the altar and on top of a short flight of steps, it’s not easy to see: you’ll have to walk the gallery around the altar to find a good angle.

The locals call it the “Chair of Charlemagne”, who the legend says was the founder of the Cathedral (although the historical documents state otherwise). It’s wide enough to be occupied by two people, and that gave room to a superstition that says that if a couple seats there together they’ll get married within a year, but if someone seats alone, he or she will never marry. And that’s why the seminar students were made to seat there before being ordinated as priests!

The Cloister

The cloister of the Cathedral of Girona is considered a jewel of Romanesque architecture. Notice how it’s not a perfect square, like in most other churches, but it follows a trapezoidal plan: that is due to the fact that it had to be adapted to he borders of the top of the hill where the Cathedral is built. It’s a spiritual space, full of silence, or spirituality and of art.


The decoration of the capitals of the columns are worth paying attention: if you are familiar with the Bible, you’ll be able to recognize many scenes of it. The pillar closest to the entrance Is about the Genesis (Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah… A bit further you’ll see scenes related to the birth of Jesus: the annunciation to the shepherds, the slaughter of the innocents, the scape to Egypt… 

The central pillar of this gallery is about the Apocalypse, with Jesus breaking the gate of Hell, and damned souls burning in the pots of the devils or being eaten by monsters. Try to guess what the capitals represent: there’s more stories of the Old and New Testaments, but also medieval daily life scenes such as monks shaving, people hunting, a variety of mythological animals… Towards the end, as you approach the entrance door again, you’ll see some about the construction of the Cathedral.

But don’t focus only on the capitals: as you walk around the third gallery, opposite to the wall of the nave, you’ll get the best view over the Romanesque bell tower that was reused as a buttress for the Gothic building. A legend says that from the top of that bell tower Charlemagne dropped his sword, that penetrated the earth and continues to sink until the day it’ll reach the other end of the planet and then the Earth will break in two pieces… Too bad Charlemagne never really visited Girona, but it was his son who did.

From there, high above, you’ll also see the only gargoyle of the Cathedral with a human shape. It is said to have been a witch that stoned the Christians from there until God turned her into stone as a punishment.

The Treasure Museum

The Museum of the Treasure of the Cathedral of Girona is a sumptuous collection of art pieces. There’s a reliquary that is said to keep a petrified drop of the milk of the Virgin Mary (probably just a pebble from the Milk Grotto in Bethlehem). And a sculpture of Saint Charlemagne (a local bishop made him “saint” in the 1300’s), whose face is probably a portrait of King Peter the Ceremonious. But there’s two pieces that stand out:


Beatus of Girona

A beatus is a manuscript copy of the Commentary of the Apocalypsis of Saint John written by the abott Beato deLiebana in 776 (Cantabria, Spain). The one in Girona dates back from 975, it was made in a monastery of Zamora but a few decades later it had already arrived to Girona. The words were written by a monk named Emeterious, and the drawings were created by the nun Ende (considered one of the first documented female artists in the world history). 

Tapestry of Creation

It is almost a miracle that such a delicate textile piece has survived for 1000 years. Technically it’s not a woven tapestry, though, but a very  complex embroidery. Make sure to stop to watch the video about its symbolism before you enter the bottom room of the museum where it’s displayed. There’s so much you can miss if nobody tells you, but once you know it’s easy to identify each scene.

You’ll see the Lord in the centre, surrounded by the Creation of the world: Adam and Eve, the animals of the lands, the sea and the sky, rivers and oceans, the angels of light and darkness, the Holy Spirit… There’s the angels of the wind blowing their trumpets, and representations of the year and its months and seasons, the Sun… And at its bottom can be guessed the trip of Saint Helen to recover the Holy Cross from Jerusalem. Just fascinating!

Cathedral visit information

Contact details

Catedral de Girona

Plaça de la Catedral s/n
17004, Girona (Spain)
Phone number: +34 972427189

How to get there

The only way to reach the Girona Cathedral is on foot. It is located in the heart of the old quarters, the Barri Vell, and it’s an entirely pedestrian area. You can reach it from Carrer de la Força if you came from La Rambla, or through the Portal de Sobreportes in the back of the Basilica de Sant Feliu, if you came from the Lioness statue. If you come from the upper part of the walls or the Gironella Tower, you’ll reach the back of the Cathedral via the Bisbe Josep Cartañá street.

If you drove from Barcelona and exited the highway on Girona Oest, there’s several free parking lots around the Rotonda del Pont de Pedret, but they are often full. You might need to use the Parking Saba Berenguer Carnicer nearby. From there, the Pont de Sant Feliu takes you to the Lioness statue.

If you left the highway on Girona Sud, park in Girona d’Aparcaments i Serveis and reach La Rambla via the Pont de Pedra bridge, or park in Saba Santa Caterina and get to La Rambla via Plaça de Catalunya. If you took the train instead, it’s a 20 minutes walk to the Cathedral of Girona, or a 10 minutes taxi ride that won’t save you the walk accross the alleys of the old town.

Opening hours and mass times

The Cathedral can be visited Monday to Saturday from 10AM to 6PM, and Sundays from noon to 6PM. There’s an entrance fee that also includes the nearby Basilica de Sant Feliu, an ancient church over 1000 years old. And for a small additional fee you also get to visit the Museum of Art of Girona.

The Girona Cathedral is an active church, with mass celebrated at 9AM in a side chapel (Mon-Sat). On Sunday there’s a morning prayer at 10.30 in the same side chapel, and High Mass is celebrated in the main altar at 11AM, before the Cathedral is opened for visitors.

Tours of the Cathedral of Girona from Barcelona

Are you traveling to Barcelona and would love to go to Girona for one day and see this amazing Cathedral? You don’t feel comfortable driving or taking public transportation to get there? You hate to feel dragged up and down with a large group of strangers? Then we might have what you need!

We do private tours from Barcelona to Girona, and it’s also possible to combine Girona with some other nearby destination in one day. Book with us and you’ll have your very own licensed tour guide to spend as much as you want inside the Girona Cathedral and explore the rest of the area. Here are some great tour ideas:

Girona And Figueres Tour (Dali Museum)

Barcelona To Girona Day Trip

Private Girona Costa Brava Tour From Barcelona

Girona Besalu Day Trip From Barcelona

Girona and Montserrat tour from Barcelona

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Cathedral of Girona (Spain) or Church of Saint Mary.

Girona’s majestic cathedral is one of the most famous sites in this ancient Spanish city.

This outstanding architectural monument, located on the Cathedral Square, is visited by almost all travelers.


History of the Cathedral

Long before the Cathedral was erected on this site, there was a Romanesque Christian church in the center of Girona.

In 717, after the conquest of Iberia by the Arabs, it was converted into a mosque.

Later the city was recaptured by the Franks, but the church was re-consecrated only in 908 in honor of the Virgin Mary.

By the way, many people call it the Church of St. Mary.

By the 11th century, the building was partially destroyed, and Bishop Pierre Roger was involved in its restoration.

In 1312, the construction of the temple, which is now considered the hallmark of the city, resumed and continued from 1312 to 1604.

The most amazing detail of this majestic building is the nave – a rectangular part of the cathedral, elongated in length.

According to Wikipedia , the nave of Girona Cathedral, built in 1416, is second in size to St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.

The main temple of Girona.

Architectural features of the building

Church of Santa Maria in Girona is a symbiosis of several architectural styles:

  • Romanesque;
  • gothic;
  • baroque;
  • renaissance.

At various times, the best Spanish architects worked on this building, bringing to life the most interesting solutions.

As a result, the cathedral in Girona has become one of the best monuments and the pride of the Catalans.

Special attention of tourists is attracted by the large staircase at the facade of the building, which was made in 1607 in the Baroque style. In those days, she shocked all of Spain with her size.

The decision to build it was not accidental: the Cathedral Square was too small and could not accommodate all the citizens during the Catholic holidays.

As soon as the construction of the stairs was completed, a belief appeared. Every resident who came to worship had to begin to repent of sins when he went up to the temple. When he overcame the next step, he was forgiven one sin.

The final restoration of the cathedral was completed in the middle of the 20th century. At this time, work was completed on its upper part and sculptures were made that became its decoration.

Also very interesting is the portico of the Apostles of the 14th century, as well as the Gothic portal, which is located in the northern part of the building.

The bell tower of the cathedral is crowned with a weather vane in the form of an angel made of bronze. For the inhabitants of Catalonia, he is a symbol of Girona, bringing good luck.

Symbol of Girona.

The interior of the church of St. Mary

The interior of the church is no less impressive. Here are its most interesting features:

  1. The white marble altar, created in the 11th century, is a beautiful and majestic structure.
  2. Sarcophagus, which is located in the chapel of Elizabeth of Portugal.
  3. Cathedral courtyard. In its galleries are the graves of famous people who were the patrons of the local monastery in the period from the 14th to the 18th century.

There is another unusual sculpture in the backyard: a gutter shaped like a witch. In the people it is called: “The Cry of the Witch.”

There is also a legend associated with this.

According to legend, in ancient times a sorceress lived in Girona, who denied religion and tried to prevent the construction of the cathedral. With this, she angered the higher powers. As punishment, the witch was turned into a stone, which from now on was to always stand on the facade as a symbol of the victory of good over evil. Since then, the witch’s mouth does not exude curses, but only pure drinking water . ⇐

Interior decoration of the temple.

Visiting the cathedral

Visiting the temple of Girona is not only a great aesthetic pleasure. There is an atmosphere of peace that is sometimes lacking in a busy tourist city.

In addition, there is an interesting museum on the territory of the building, where you can find magnificent sculptures, ancient manuscripts, church utensils, as well as a unique carpet of the 11th-12th centuries.

Girona Cathedral is open to visitors from 10:00 to 18:30 in spring and summer and from 10:00 to 17:30 in autumn and winter.

As in all of Spain, there is a siesta here: from 13:00 to 16:00 the temple is closed.

Entrance to the museum costs only 7 euros, and for people over 65 and children even less – 5 euros.

For travelers on a budget, there is an option to visit the temple on Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. True, services are held at this time and there are always a lot of people, but the entrance to the museum will be free.

All current information and prices can be found on the official website of the cathedral:

You can also schedule a visit to the cathedral as part of a shared excursion to Girona.

Girona Temple is one of the must-see places in this wonderful city. This is where people go when they are happy, looking for peace of mind or asking God for help.

“Without consideration of the divine, nothing human can be done well, and vice versa” – thus said Marcus Aurelius.

Girona Cathedral – description, photos, reviews

Girona Cathedral is located at the top of the grand staircase, high above the old town. The sacred building was built between the 11th and 18th centuries in different styles.