This weekend, I went to Girona, a small town of about 100,000 people in the NE corner of Catalonia. The city has a rich history. It was the site of a Roman citadel and changed hands between the Moors, the Aragonese kings, and even Charlemagne. Despite having been under siege for a total of 25 times, the old town is surprisingly well preserved. At its heart, up upon a hill, stands the impressive Gothic cathedral of St Mary. A visit to the cathedral also includes the romanesque cloister and museum with exhibits from the treasury including the Tapestry of Creation which dates back to the 11th century. The church itself is also quite impressive from the inside and its nave is considered to be the widest (22m) in all Christendom.
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