Palau Sant Jordi - Barcelona, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 41° 21.860 E 002° 09.157
31T E 429127 N 4579549
Quick Description: Palau Sant Jordi is an indoor sporting arena and multi-purpose installation located in Barcelona, Spain.
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 7/12/2011 4:56:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMC0Y1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 15

Long Description:
Palau Sant Jordi is an indoor sporting arena and multi-purpose installation located in Barcelona, Spain. The maximum seating capacity of the arena is 16,500 for handball, 17,000 for basketball, and 24,000 for musical events.

It was opened in 1990 and designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki.

The Palau Sant Jordi was one of the main venues of the 1992 Summer Olympics hosting the artistic gymnastics, handball final, and volleyball final.

Nowadays, it is used for all kinds of indoor sport events as well as for concerts and other cultural activities, due to its great flexibility.

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This stamp is part of a set of three stamps dedicated to the Olympic Games in Barcelona. They have the value of 27 +5.
Stamp Issuing Country: Spain

Date of Issue: 1992

Denomination: Barcelona 92

Color: Blue and purple

Stamp Type: Single Stamp

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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