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Parks in Montjuïc – Disorienting and Best Views

In the Montjuïc area, you will find different gardens that are close to each other. This is a wonderful place to discover those different kinds of vegetation, walking between each garden and enjoying the nature. As they are in the same area, you can visit all together.

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Jardins de Joan Brossa

This garden is quite new as it has been inaugurated in 2003 and is a very pleasant place to spend a time when walking in the Montjuïc area. It used to be an amusement park. It’s a very familiar park as there is A SPECIAL AREA FOR CHILDREN where they can play. Parents can have a seat around it to have a look at their children and spend a nice moment.

The garden is also interesting from a cultural point of view thanks to its four sculptures that are spread all over the park. These sculptures are very interesting because they are original.

Practical Information

  • Address:  Plaza de Dante-avenida Miramar – 08038 Sants-Montjuïc, Barcelona.
  • How to get ther: Stop Paral lel L2/L3
  • Price: Free
  • Opening hours: 10:00 until nightfall
  • Animals: Admitted
Montjuïc Jardins de LaribalPhoto credit: jacqueslanciault.com

Jardins de Laribal

The Laribal gardens, inaugurated in 1922, form one of the most beautiful gardens of Barcelona. The garden was improved to beautify the area for the Universal Exhibition of 1929.

As its position is in the MONTJUÏC AREA, (http://barcelona-home.com/en/sants-montjuic-neighbourhood/?ref=bhbloglinkpost) lots of stairs are spread in the garden to discover it. This garden is perfect for nature lovers as there are several types of trees and vegetation. It’s very pleasant to walk across the different paths where you will feel like you are in the heart of the nature.

The garden has plenty of beautiful waterfalls. One of these is the Font del Gat, which is a fountain created by Joan Antoni Homs in 1918. It represents a cat in stone, and it is a famous one to visit

Practical Information

  • Address: Passeig Santa Madrona, 28, 08038, Barcelona
  • Phone number: +34 933 89 04 04
  • How to get there: Stop Paral lel L2/L3
  • Price: Free
  • Opening hours: 10:00 until nightfall
  • Animals: Admitted
Jardins de Mossèn Costa I Llobera - MontjuicPhoto credit: meet-barcelona.cat

Jardins de Mossèn Costa I Llobera

Created in 1970, this garden is completely disorienting! You will fell here like being in Texas. The garden has plenty of beautiful vegetation with lots of cactus – in fact more than 800 cactus species! It’s quite a big garden, 6 hectares, so spending time here is a very nice moment, where you will feel like you’re somewhere else.

Some sculptures are also spread in the garden and at the top of the garden, you will find a restaurant called “Martinez” with a very nice view of Barcelona.

Practical Information

  • Address: Montjuïc
  • How to get there: Stop Paral lel L2/L3, Funicular Miramar
  • Price: Free
  • Opening hours: 10:00 until nightfall
  • Animals: Forbidden 
Jardins del Mirador - Montjuic Photo credit: lameva.barcelona.cat

Jardins del Mirador

Gardens of Miramar are a very nice place. It’s a small but very nice area with many flowers and some sculptures that are very pleasant to have a look at.

The best asset of this garden is the view, since you can see a large part of Barcelona from here. It’s located at the end stop of the funicular so it’s high from the city. Here you will also find a restaurant, where the view is amazing. The hotel Miramar is also in this place.

Practical Information

  • Address: Montjuïc
  • How to get there: Stop Paral lel L2/L3, Funicular Miramar
  • Price: Free
  • Opening hours: 10:00 until nightfall
  • Animals: Forbidden

 

 

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xavi

Hello there! I love to travel, and Barcelona is a great city to live, thats why I decided to write about it and share my experiences!

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