The historic Catalan city of Girona is known for its well-preserved Jewish quarter, unique history, festivals and, of course, its architecture. Here are some of the city’s most beautiful buildings, from monasteries and cathedrals to old hospitals and ancient Arabic baths.
Girona’s Arabic Baths, built in the 12th century, are actually some of the most beautiful Moorish-inspired baths in the whole of Spain. With their ornate slender columns, tranquil pools and star-shaped skylights, they are quite a sight to behold. The baths are made even more beautiful each May during the Temps de Flors Girona Flower Festival when floral blooms cover the area. These too were featured in Game of Thrones.
Arabic Baths, Carrer de Ferran el Catòlic, Girona, Spain, +34 972 19 09 69
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