Montjuic

Montjuic

Montjuic: The Magic Mountain

Used since antiquity as a military monitoring post, Montjüic Mountain is the only important elevation of Barcelona apart from Tibidabo. The work done for the 1929 Universal Exhibition and the 1992 Olympic Games have made Montjüic a very interesting area.


What to see in Montjuic

  • Magic Fountain of Montjuic
  • Olympic Stadium Lluís Companys
  • Palau Sant Jordi and Torre de Calatrava

The Montjüic Mountain is an excellent viewpoint to contemplate the city and is full of tourist attractions, some of the most outstanding are the following:

Magic Fountain of Montjuic: Located between Plaza de España and the impressive building of the National Museum of Art of Catalonia, the Magic Fountain of Montjüic is the scene of a light and water show that, after more than 80 years in operation, still Marvel to its visitors.

Castle of Montjüic: At the top of the mountain is an old military fortress with a long history linked to the city, which now serves as a lookout from which you get great views of the city. You can walk up or by cable car.

Pueblo Español: Created for the International Exhibition of 1929, it represents with great exactitude the most beautiful corners of some towns of the Spanish geography.

Montjuic Olympic ring: Built for the 1992 Olympic Games, the Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi, the Bernat Picornell Swimming Pools and the distinctive Calatrava Telecommunications Tower form part of the city´s striking Olympic Ring. National Museum of Art of Catalonia: Located in an impressive building, the museum comprises all types of art and includes a wide historical period. Worth.

Joan Miró Foundation: This reference space of Miró´s work aims to promote the knowledge and dissemination of current art.
Botanical Garden: With more than 2,000 species of plants, this garden located in the old municipal dump shows at present a surprising beauty.


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