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Casa Colls. Lleó Avinai's house

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Casa Colls. Lleó Avinai's house


Basic Information

Location Girona, Spain
Country Spain
City Girona
Address Girona, Spain

General Information

Open to visitors no
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Geographical Coordinates 41.9862,2.82560


Slightly further up from the access gate to the Bonastruc ça Porta centre there lies the magnificent gate of Casa Colls which allow its inner courtyard to be seen. It would seem that the house became the property of a convert as inside the well Mezuzah grooves have been found as if someone had wanted to hide them with the construction of the well without destroying them. Of the thirteen holes for the Mezuzah catalogued in Girona, no less than eight are located inside.

The house which can sometimes be visited is identified with the home of the last nasior governor of the Girona aljama, Lleó Avinai. On the left the itinerary continues via Lluís Batlle i Prats street which then meets Clavería street in a slight ascent. Further on is the image of the Virgin of the Pear which is the popular name for these steps which go down to Força street and which also meet Manuel Cúndaro street.

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