St. Jacob’s Square is a square in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, ​​on which there are several administrative buildings of the city.nAt the crossroads there was a forum and the Temple of Augustus, of which there are four columns that are now located on the hill of Mont-Taber.nThe square received its name from the Church of St. James standing here from the Middle Ages.nIn some periods, the square was called the Constitutional Square, and this name is indicated on a sign on the facade of the town hall.nNow on the square of St. James are the building of the Government of Catalonia and Barcelona Ayuntamyento (City Hall). During the festivals on the square are held competitions for the construction of castels. On Sundays, residents of Barcelona come to the square to dance the national Catalan sardana dance.


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