Montjuic – Best Place for Recreation in Barcelona

View of Montjuic

 

Montjuic means ‘Jewish Mountain’ is a shallow hill located in the southwest of the Barcelona city. Called as Jewish Mountain because it is said that this area used to be inhabited by the Jewish community, but because the war eventually the community evacuate away from this place.

One side of the hilly park of Montjuic facing the harbor and the Mediterranean sea, on the other hand shows the beautiful views of Barcelona. In the eastern part of the hill of Montjuic is a bluff with incredible views that could serve as a beautiful background photos.

At the top of Montjuic hill there are public parks, art museum, and also magical fountain, In addition There also Castell de Montjuic which is a relic of the 18th century, currently it is used only for cultural activities. Some of other attractions that you can enjoy in Montjuic is Pavello Mies Van der Rohe and Poble Espanyol. For those of you who love the outdoors, it is a perfect experience to visit the Nou Jardi Botanic.

Visitors who come to Montjuic usually spend time to relax or have picnic in the park. The place is indeed offers beautiful views with typical artistic buildings of Spain. Make sure you visit Montjuic if you’re in the city of Barcelona.

Map to Montjuic

Pictures of Montjuic

Barcelona View from Montjuic

Barcelona View from Montjuic (123rf.com)

 

Magical Fountain and Castle at Montjuic

Magical Fountain and Castle at Montjuic (formulaspy.com)

 

Montjuic Castle and Fountain

Montjuic Castle and Fountain (bcncatfilmcommission.com)

 

View of Sagrada Familia from Castell de Montjuic

View of Sagrada Familia from Castell de Montjuic (europeupclose.com)

 

View of Montjuic

View of Montjuic (dinneratmidnight.wordpress.com)

 

Funicular of Montjuic

Funicular of Montjuic (barcelonawithfamily.wordpress.com)

 

Castell de Montjuic (

Castell de Montjuic (holidaycheck.com)

 

Castell de Montjuic

Castell de Montjuic (wikipedia.org)

 

Nou Jardi Botanic Garden of Montjuic

Nou Jardi Botanic Garden of Montjuic (gobyseeing.com)

 

Nou Jardi Botanic Garden of Montjuic

Nou Jardi Botanic Garden of Montjuic (ferrater.com)

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