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Count geese in the courtyard of the cathedralin Barcelona, Spain

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In the inner courtyard of the Cathedral of Barcelona, there are geese - the symbol of the Saint Eulalia.
How to count geese in the courtyard of the cathedral in Barcelona
Count the geese walking in the courtyard of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and St. Eulalia in Barcelona.

Geese in the courtyard of the Cathedral in Barcelona
Photo: Geese in the courtyard of the Cathedral in Barcelona, © Jocelyn Kinghorn

Here you must find 13 geese - as the age of St. Eulalia, which has died at the hands of the Gentiles. The white color of the geese symbolizes the purity and integrity of the Holy.

How to do?

1. Visit the Cathedral in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona.
2. You can get into the courtyard from the Comets Street.
3. Here you will see a fountain, where the geese splash, the palm trees, under which you can hide from the sun and a statue of St. George.

Where to do?

#11The Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Barcelona in BarcelonaThe Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Barcelona

The main temple of Barcelona where the sarcophagus with the body of the patroness of the city is belongs to.

Location: Carrer de Sant Sever, 9
Open hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Phone: +34 933428262
Official website: http://www.catedralbcn.org/

How much?

Free admission

Tips and hints

It is forbidden to be worn in outright clothes, with bare shoulders and legs.

Tours & excursions 2

#1Your first date with BarcelonaYour first date with Barcelona

Taking the uniquely arranged excursion you'll get acquainted with Barcelona as it really is and find out all the necessary life hacks travelling around.

€70+/person€70/tour
#2The Gothic Quarter's secretsThe Gothic Quarter's secrets

Find out how the heart of Catalonia's capital looked like two thousand years ago - before the warriors, architectural strife and manipulation of the city authorities.

€80/tour

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