Montjuic Castle, Barcelona

#7 of 82 in Historic Sites in Barcelona
Castle · Tourist Spot
The views of Barcelona from Montjuic Castle are expansive. You’ll see all the city's neighborhoods spread beneath your feet. A beacon of history positioned at the top of Montjuïc, the castle was once a military fortress but now acts as a municipal facility. Enjoy the gardens on the castle grounds. A visit to Montjuic Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Barcelona travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • I took the cable car up to Montjuic Castle, and the view of Barcelona from the top of the mountain is spectacular. The castle itself isn't much to speak of - there aren't many signs or displays...  more »
  • This is worth a visit if you want a Change of scenery from the busy streets in the centre. It’s Situated on the top of the hill so there is some walking required, or otherwise you can get the cable...  more »
  • Unfortunately the cable cars to the castle were not open due to high winds :( , which was a little disappointing as I am sure this would have added to enormously to our visit, but the castle itself is magnificent and reading the well listed out information boards really gave you a details insight into the significance of this monument to the history of Catalonia and Spain. Well worth a visit during any visits to Barcelona.
  • Beautiful place to view the sunset. Entry fee is very cheap. There is a cafe inside . The place was a fortress formerly. One side you can view the whole wide coast and the other the city view. Highly recommended, evenings after 6 would be a better bet.

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