Do you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city life to enjoy a beautiful scenery or submerge yourself in a maze of greeneries for awhile? Barcelona’s parks serve as oases to escape from the everyday hectic life. Let us guide you through some wonderful parks in Barcelona and find pick your favourite! Barcelona’s green areas.
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5 Most Beautiful Parks in Barcelona:
#1 Park Guell
Park Guell is definitely a must-see park during your time in Barcelona. It’s one of the most well-known parks in Spain. Was designed by the famous Antoni Gaudí, and is among the largest work of architectures in Europe. It’s protected by UNESCO World Heritage since 1987. You’ll be surprised by its unique stone structures, shapes and dramatic elements.
Don’t forget to sit and relax on the beautiful multi-coloured tiled mosaic seats!
Address: Carrer d’Olot 08024 Barcelona
Opening Hours: 8am-8.30pm
#2 Parc de la Ciutadella
Parc de le Ciutadella was opened in 1877. It is Barcelona’s oldest and biggest park. Every day it attracts tourists from all over the world. It is one of the most-loved places by both tourists and locals in Barcelona. Bring your running shoes and jog around the park to burn off your calories from last night’s beer. The compound consists of a city Zoo, a lake, a fountain and a museum.
Address:Passeig de Picasso, 21, 08003 Barcelona
Opening Hours: 10 am-8pm
#3 Laberint d’Horta
Laberint d’Horta is a green jewel of Barcelona, featuring a labyrinth, located in the Horta and Guinardó district. It is an untouched romantic garden distant from the tourist crowds. The park is so quiet that you can almost hear your own steps chasing after you, and therefore it is the perfect place for walking and some serious relaxation. Visit this unique park and appreciate its beauty!
Address: Passeig dels Castanyers, 1, 08035 Barcelona
Opening Hours: 10am-7pm
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#4 Jardins de Pedralbes
Jardins de Pedralbes is located in the “noble” part of Barcelona, Pedralbes. You can tell that it is an exclusive part of Barcelona by the quality of the materials used and how well it’s taken cared off. Go there and be blown away by the beauty of various botanic flowers, trees, ponds and fountains.
Address: Avinguda Diagonal, 686, 08034 Barcelona
Opening Hours: 10am-6pm
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#5 Jardins de Mossén Costa i Llobera
Jardins de Mossén Costa i Llobera is a hidden gem that will make you feel like you’re in another part of the world. You will find unique plant species from the desert, tropical areas and highlands- be amazed by the stunning view. If you want a calm oasis away from the crowded streets of the city center, this is the park for you. You will find 800 different types of cactuses here, so bring your camera!
Address: Ctra. de Miramar, 50-58, 08038 Barcelona
Opening Hours: 10am-7pm
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