The most representative figure in Barcelona

The Aliga is a historical figure that is considered the representative of the city of Barcelona and goes back to the 14th century. It used to be taken out in all important ceremonies of the city.

The current figure it´s not the original and it was made in 1999.

The Aliga

When the Aliga is taken out for the public to see it, it is usually protected by it own guardians, as you can see in the above picture, and the person underneath the figure dances following a music that was found in an old church in the city.

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