Barcelona Events 2017

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La Mercè - Diada Castellera - Human towers

Diada castellera de les colles convidades

Event date: Sunday 24th September 2017
Event time: 12.00
Event location: Plaça de Sant Jaume in Gothic quarter

Merce festival Barcelona. 'Cercavila de castellers i festa castellera' also called 'Diada castellera de les colles convidades'.  Biggest human towers Castellers display of the Mercè Festival. Takes place on Plaça de Sant Jaume, Barcelona featuring top 'colles' i.e. groups of castellers invited from all over Catalunya including Castellers de Barcelona, Minyons de Terrassa and Castellers de Vilafranca. Very exciting to watch. Pl Jaume will be very crowded, but generally the crowds tend to disperse after each tower, so with a little patience you will be sure to see some of these stunning human towers that cab reach 9 and even 10 levels in height.

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Plaça de Sant Jaume
08002 Barcelona, Spain

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Plaça de Sant Jaume is the main square in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona. Plaça de Sant Jaume is located on the ancient site of the forum in old Roman town which was calledBarcino. It is on the junction where the two main Roman roads in Barcino crossed. They were called the cardo and the decumanus. Read more about Roman city of Barcelona. Plaça de Sant Jaume has two government buildings. One is the renaissance palace of the Generalitat which is the government of Catalonia and called "El Palau de la Generalitat." Opposite you can see the neo-classical town hall building of the ciy council of Barcelona called Ajuntament de Barcelona 

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Nearest Metro station is: Jaume I - yellow line L4

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Bus lines: (on nearby Via Laietana) 17, 19, 45, 120, N8

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