The Roman Empire founded "Barcino" in the 1st century BC and the city has been a meeting point for different cultures ever since. Barcelona saw the rise and fall of the Visigoths, Moors and Franks, eventually becoming a part of Castile in 1714.
From the Barcelona Travel Guide
23 June 2013
Also called "La revetlla de Sant Joan", this lively solstice festival celebrates Saint John and takes place on the beautiful beaches of Barcelona. On this day, parties can be found in Barcelona night clubs and restaurants; there are also multiple firework displays and bonfires held around town. Note: The event's website is helpful when info is available, but it's only active and updated a few weeks prior to the event.
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