Quatre Columnes, Barcelona

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  • Located in Carles Buigas Square in Montjuic we can admire the four columns. Beautiful place and deserve to love amount of photos.
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  • From afar they do not appear how bulky they are, 4 columns representing "the royal senyal" or 4 bars of the flag and shield of Aragon and Catalonia. Built in 1919, demolished in 1928 and restored in 2010.
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  • The four columns was originally erected in 1919 as of a symbol of 4 red bars/stripes of Aragon/Catalan coat of arms. They were demolished in 1928 during Primo de Rivera's dictatorship and were rebuilt in 2010. This is a controversial structure from aesthetic viewpoint. No matter what the viewpoint is, this is the best place to see the magic fountain show in my opinion.
  • The four columns are also known by the name of their architect; the columns of Puig i Cadafalch. They were placed for the first time in 1919 during which time they were located right on top of where you would find the Magic fountain today, close to the neighbourhood of Poble Sec. They represent the four stripes of the Catalan flag.
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