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Government Palace of Catalonia (Palacio de la Generalidad). Interiors

On my way back from Barceloneta's seafront, I returned to the hotel through St. Jame's square (Plaça de Sant Jaume), where he visited the Palace of the government of Catalonia (Palacio de la Generalidad, map), built in 1596 by the architect Pere Blau. The interior of the Palace is accessible to the General public.

Барселона. Пл. Св.Иакова, Дворец правительства Каталонии. Palacio de la Generalidad. Barcelona.

In the hall attract attention to caisson ceilings of dark wood,

Government Palace of Catalonia (Palacio de la Generalidad). Interiors. Interiors

In some halls, the ceilings are lined with ceramics, and caissons are covered with patterned glass.

Government Palace of Catalonia (Palacio de la Generalidad). Interiors. Interiors

Ceiling above the central stairs are a stained-glass window.

Government Palace of Catalonia (Palacio de la Generalidad). Interiors. Interiors

The patio is framed by gothic arches, cornices decorated with gargoyles.

Government Palace of Catalonia (Palacio de la Generalidad). Interiors. Interiors

Here you can see several sculptures.

Government Palace of Catalonia (Palacio de la Generalidad). Interiors. Interiors

The sculpture "Three Gypsy" (Tres gitanillos) performed by Juan Rabola in 1946.

Барселона. Дворец правительства Каталонии (Palacio de la Generalidad)

In the hall of St. George exhibited several interesting things, including this car, used by the government in the early 20th century.

Government Palace of Catalonia (Palacio de la Generalidad). Interiors. Interiors

The hall is also used for thematic exhibitions. In the new year's eve there was an exposition of Christmas ceramic miniatures.

Government Palace of Catalonia (Palacio de la Generalidad). Interiors. Interiors