Close up of Telefèric de Montjuïc

Telefèric de Montjuïc


From the Parc Montjuïc cable car station on northern Montjuïc, these glass cabins zip you up to the Castell de Montjuïc via the mirador (lookout point), with fabulous city views unfolding en route.

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1. Jardins de Mossèn Cinto de Verdaguer

0.16 MILES

Just south of the Parc Montjuïc funicular/cable car station, these ornamental gardens are home to all kinds of aquatic plants and around 80,000 bulbs,…

2. Fundació Joan Miró

0.17 MILES

Joan Miró was a Catalan painter and sculptor born in Barcelona who combined abstract art with surrealism. He is considered one of the most influential…

3. Jardins de Laribal

0.23 MILES

Opened in 1922, these soothing terraced gardens just west of the Fundació Joan Miró are linked by paths, stairs and wisteria-clad walkways, with pretty…

4. MUHBA Refugi 307

0.25 MILES

Barcelona was the city most heavily bombed by Franco's air forces during the Spanish Civil War, and as a result developed more than 1300 air-raid shelters…

5. Jardins de Joan Brossa

0.27 MILES

On the site of a former amusement park, just off Plaça de la Sardana, these charming landscaped gardens contain Mediterranean species from cypresses,…

6. Plaça de la Sardana

0.29 MILES

At one edge of this plaza is a sculpture of people dancing the sardana (Catalonia’s national folk dance).

7. Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya


Occupying the 1929 World Exhibition's Graphic Arts Palace, this intriguing archaeology museum covers both Catalonia and cultures from across Spain. There…

8. Jardins del Mirador

0.31 MILES

From these palm-studded sloping gardens opposite the Mirador cable car station, there are expansive views over the port of Barcelona.