Plaza España

Plaza España

Spain Square

Built for the 1929 International Exposition, Barcelona´s Plaça d´Espanya is one of the most extensive and significant in the Catalan capital. The square is located at the foot of Montjuïc Mountain and has 34,000 square meters that make it one of the largest squares in Spain.


What to see in the Plaza de España

Las Arenas Shopping Center: Built on an old Neomudéjar style bullring, it offers excellent views of the square and its surroundings from the upper terrace.
"Campaniles": One of the entrances to the square is flanked by two striking towers inspired by the bell tower of San Marco in Venice.
Source: In the center of the square is an enormous monumental fountain of classic inspiration that represents a poetic allegory to Spain.
Magic Fountain of Montjuïc: Between Plaza de España and the National Museum of Art of Catalonia is a well-known fountain that plays light and water games creating a show.