Strategically located in the city center of the old city, known as the Força Vella, it coincides with the urban layout of Girona, Roman settlement of which there are still samples of the wall in the current Cathedral Square.

The cathedral of Girona, dedicated to Santa María, is the fruit of different eras and styles of construction.

From the Romanesque cathedral conserves the steeple of the tower adosada to the gothic work.