Vic, Catalonia Spain

Vic is in the Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain, located on the banks of the Meder river The population is 38,321 and the area, 30.60 km2.

Barcelona Sants Railway Station

Barcelona Sants Railway Station

I took the train at the station of Barcelona at the morning, and went to Vic.

Estación de Vic (Vic Station)

Estación de Vic (Vic Station)

I have wandered in this historic city, through the Jacint Verdaguer street (Jacint Verdaguer is one of the greatest poets in Spain.), arrived at the Plaza Mayor (called El Mercadal).

Jacint Verdaguer Street

Jacint Verdaguer Street

Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor

It was the Saturday, the weekend markets were opened in the square of Plaza Mayor.

Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor de Vic, center of social life of the town, are located in the vicinity of the City Hall, the museum or the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Peter.

Vic City Hall

Vic City Hall on the Plaza Mayor

I went to the Rome Temple through an alley from the Plaza Mayor, and found an old church.

Narrow street of Vic

Narrow street of Vic

The old church of Saint Philip Apostle and its relief

The old church of Saint Philip Apostle and its relief

The Roman temple of Vic is an ancient Roman temple located in the uptown area of Vic (Street Pare Xifrer), in the heart of  Catalonia. The building dates from the early 2nd century, the golden age of the Roman Empire. The location of the Rpman Temple was unknown until the late date of 1882

Roman Temple of Vic

Roman Temple of Vic

In the 11th century, the temple was literally covered by the structure of the Montcada Castle, later it became the residence of the seigniory and finally, the prison of Vic. In 1882, during the demolition of the old castle, the workers found  the Roman Temple with astonishment, it was very good condition.

Then I was rambling through some empty streets and went to the city walls and Roman Bridge (Charles Bridge) over the River Media.

Rambling through an empty street

Rambling through an empty street

Vic City Walls, 14 century

Vic City Walls, 14 century

Roman Bridge (Charles Bridge) over the River Media.

Roman Bridge (Charles Bridge) over the River Media.

I went to the Museum Episcopal de Vic and Vic Cathedral after this.

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