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It's supposed to make you return to Girona. I sat at the cafe quietly drinking me coffee not 20 feet from the Lion and was amazed at how many people climbed up the stone stairs to kiss the ass of a stone lion. Talk about...More
It's a replica, don't do it if you want not to look like a regular tourist ;) One real case is that the city hall has to change the ladder to climb up, because one french veteran, fall & die (literally, but be calm if...More
It is said that in the past everyone who was new to the city should kiss the bum of a lioness in order to be accepted and then granted to come back in the future.
People still do this and kiss the bottom of a...More
A statue of a lion up a pole, which supposedly bestows good luck / ensures a return if you kiss / rub it on the bottom. There are now steps with a handrail to make it easier, but some seem to have transferred the legend...More