Dia de Sant Jordi (or St. George Day) is also called “The Day of the Rose” (“El dia de la Rosa”) or “The day of the Book” (“El dia del Libre”) and is widely celebrated in Catalonia as Sant Jordi is Catalonia’s patron. Traditionally on this day lovers, friends and and colleagues exchange gifts – “A rose for love and a book forever”.
23rd of April is also the only day when Barcelona’s City Hall is opened to visitors.
New gallery with photos from Holi Festival in Barcelona is available here. You can as well click on the photos below to go directly to the gallery.
Holi Festival is an Indian festival that celebrates arrival of Spring by enjoying all its colours and saying farewell to the winter.
This courtyard is one of my favorite places in Gotico. Unlike other tourist destinations it’s usually empty and quiet.
Mercat de la Concepció in Eixample district was opened in 1888 and named after the church near by. It’ has a huge plant stand on Carrer de Valencia that’s often open late at night.