Waterproofing of underground structures with the use of gel injection
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Sagrada Familia – the travel kind or the greatest building of our time?
About Sagrada Name or the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is written very much. This “must see” is visited annually by millions of people from all over the world. The oldest…

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The Gothic quarter in Barcelona. What to see?

The Gothic quarter is a district of Barcelona, home to magnificent medieval buildings, there are several major monuments.

The history of the Gothic quarter is rooted in the very ancient times, in the times of Roman rule over Spain. After the collapse of the Roman Empire, the city, and with it quarter fell into decay, but only in order to blossom in the most glorious days of Catalonia when it was the Kingdom of Aragon. Most of the building dates from the 14th and 15th centuries. The tumultuous events in the history of Catalonia and Spain in the following century and again could affect the safety of local attractions, but fortunately for the tourists. the block stood on their foundations firmly.

The sights of the Gothic quarter

In the neighborhood you can find a huge number of interesting medieval buildings and some buildings are real sights, a magnet for tourists. Continue reading

Walk through the Gothic quarter in Barcelona

In Barcelona’s Gothic quarter is actually great to just get lost, going from one narrow streets to another, to wander among the chaotic urban planning, to feel the atmosphere and spirit of the middle ages. My first acquaintance with the Gothic quarter was exactly that – we just wandered and swerved through the streets of the old part of town, but then to our surprise it turned out that we wandered in all corners of the quarter, it was a shame. A year later, I wandered through the Gothic quarter with the card, and was satisfied because he saw all the wealth the area. Map of the Gothic quarter in Barcelona was very convenient, in addition to the medieval picture, as well as a handy diagram of the quarter, it offers and route description of the historical places, best option is not found! Offer to Your attention a medieval picture + scheme quarter.

And now, some history from Wikipedia: actually the name of the quarter received because of its medieval buildings. The quarter begins from Plaza Catalunya, La Rambla stretches from Avenue of via Lautan. Typical of medieval towns chaotic layout is preserved in the Gothic quarter. The quarter consists of narrow winding streets, many of which are closed to travel. Most of the buildings date from the XIV—XV centuries, however, sohranilis Roman monuments. The quarter was inhabited during the reign of Octavian August. Continue reading

The Gothic quarter

The Gothic quarter ( Barrio Gotico in Spanish ) is the oldest part of the city — here is a large part of the historical heritage of Barcelona. And slowly walking through the narrow streets of the Barrio Gotico, it is impossible not to feel the breath of antiquity.

One of the most symbolic places in Barcelona for tourists from all over the world is the Cathedral ( Spanish Catedral de la Santa Cruz y Santa Eulalia ), which is located in the heart of the quarter. With it we will begin our walk. Spacious New square in front of the Cathedral allows you to fully enjoy the beauty of the main facade of the building. In the courtyard of the Cathedral you can see 13 white geese, symbolizing the 13 years in which innocent Holy Evenia, the patron Saint of the city, was martyred at the hands of the Gentiles. You might be surprised, but it was the Cathedral, not the famous Sagrada Familia ( Spanish Basílica y Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia ), is the seat of the Archbishop of Barcelona and the main Cathedral of Barcelona. Continue reading

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Gothic in architecture
After the fall of the Western Roman Empire in Europe began the so-called dark ages, during which many barbarian tribes did their Orgy on the remains of the Roman cultural…

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