It is impossible to walk through the Gothic Quarter without taking note of gargoyles; this picture features a unicorn and (middle right) an "elephant" -- crafted by someone who had obviously never seen an elephant before!
One lovely building houses a Moorish ceiling, a fantastic piece of architecture.
This same building, the Viceroy's Palace, is also home to a modern bronze door - also a fantastic piece of work. The St George door was created by Josep Maria Subirachs in 1975.
St George/Sant Jorda is the patron saint of Catalonia and appears in lots of carved embellishments around the Gothic Quarter.
Rambling around the old city of Barcino history is written on its very walls: the various rulers made their mark by building on top of other buildings; the castle is a mish-mash of architectural styles and building methods.
In the foyer of an apartment building one can view Roman columns that were formerly part of a temple to Caesar.
The stainless steel sculpture is 26.5 metres high and was unveiled in 2012.