- Catalunya's regional government and the building where its members sit are both called the Generalitat. When visiting the building, there are two ways in: the 1403 Renaissance entrance in Plaça Sant Jaume, and Pere Joan's 1418 Gothic-style entrance with its relief of Sant Jordi (St. George), patron saint of Catalunya. Once inside, you'll pass through Pau Mateu's attractive Gothic courtyard (pati dels tarongers) planted with orange trees, under the belfry designed by Pere Ferrer in 1568 to Sant Jordi's chapel, the work of Catalan architect Marc Safont (1432-4). The building is only open to the public on April 23rd, Fiesta de Sant Jordi.
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