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Mercè light projection show 2019 

Projeccions a la façana de l’Ajuntament

Videomapatge de la Mercè

Event date: Friday 20 to Tuesday 24 September 2019
Event times: see times below
Event location: Plaça de Sant Jaume in the Gothic quarter
Nearest metro station: Jaume I - yellow line L4
Hashtag: #Mercè19

Projection light show on facade of Barcelona city hall. Projeccions a la façana de l’Ajuntament. Videomapatge de la Mercè. Light mapping show very evening during the Mercè festival using the facade of the Barcelona's city hall as a giant screen. Light show times vary because of other events at Pl Sant Jaume.

Light show every 15 minutes during these times:

Friday 9:15 pm to midnight 
Saturday 8:30 pm to 11pm 
Sunday 8:30 pm to 11pm 
Monday 10:20 pm to midnight
Tuesday: 8.45 pm to 10pm

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How to get to Plaça de Sant Jaume

Plaça de Sant Jaume
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Plaça de Sant Jaume is the main square in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona. Placa de Sant Jaume is often used for festivals and procession - and also for demonstrations. Plaça de Sant Jaume is located on the ancient site of the Roman forum in Roman town called Barcino which later became Barcelona.

In Roman times this plaza was the city center and was on the junction of the Roman  citys main streets Cardo Maximus and Decumanus Maximus.

Barcino's four city gates were at the end of these two streets which today are called Carrer Ciutat / Carrer del Bisbe ( = Decumanus Maximus) and Carrer Llibreteria (= Cardo Maximus).

Barcino was a small city but even today there are impressive remnants of Barcelona Roman city walls in the gothic area.

Plaça de Sant Jaume houses two government buildings. One is the renaissance palace El Palau de la Generalitat which is the home of the regional government of Catalonia region - called the Generalitat de Catalunya. Opposite you can see the neo-classical town hall building of the ciy council of Barcelona called Ajuntament de Barcelona 

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How to get to Placa de Sant Jaume

By Metro
Nearest Metro station is: Jaume I - yellow line L4

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

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Barcelona Events:
La Mercè - light mapping projection show 2019
20.09.2019 - 24.09.2019
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