The cardinal sins of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter

A cultural tour beginning at 7.30 pm on the 15th of November presents a history of the city from a most unusual perspective

The seven deadly, or cardinal, sins are the protagonists of a cultural tour of the northern part of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. Lust, Greed, Gluttony, Wrath, Sloth, Envy and Pride are the cornerstones of a tour that offers a truly unique perspective on the history of Barcelona.

The tour begins in front of the Telefónica building in Portal de l'Àngel, the very spot where, in May 1937, wrath was embodied in the form of clashes between CNT (National Confederation of Labour), FAI (Iberian Anarchist Federation), POUM (Marxist Unification Workers’ Party) and Catalan Government forces aided by, among others, UGT (General Workers’ Union) and PSUC (Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia). The itinerary then continues along the Portal de l'Àngel, taking in some of the curiosities to be found on the avenue. During the tour, participants will also discover Greed in the form of an infamous bandit as well as mutual Envy in the form of that existent between the Santa Maria del Pi and Santa Maria del Mar churches.

The tour then continues along Carrer Ferran, so named as a result of pride - up until 1910 the street was called Carrer Fernando VII, after the monarch at the time. In the Plaça Sant Jaume, participants will become acquainted with the legendary founder of the city of Barcelona and, on entering the Sant Just district, will doubtless encounter a number of other sins. The tour will also follow the footprints of the Knights Templar, a famous Christian military order of the Middle Ages.

The cultural tour Pecats Capitals al Gòtic Nord (Cardinal Sins in the northern Gothic Quarter) will take place on the 15th of November beginning at 7.30 pm in front of the Telefónica building on the Avinguda Portal de l'Àngel. The tour costs 12 eand prior inscription is required here. More information is available here.

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Publication date: Tuesday, 11 November 2014
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