The Sagrada Familia

10 Places you might not know in Barcelona

If you have already visited the essential places in Barcelona and have a desire to know more about this spectacular city in Spain, don’t miss this post! Go on reading and you will have the chance to know some wonderful places to visit in Barcelona. They are less known than others but also amazing.

 

Jardín Botánico

Jardín Botánico is a botanical garden in Barcelona. There, you can admire the beauty of a broad variety of plants from 5 different regions in the world. It is located on the slopes of Montjuic, and you will enjoy its marvelous views of Barcelona, Llobregat and its coast.

 

Parc del Laberint d’Horta

El Parc del Laberint d’Horta is an incredible garden where you can enjoy quiet walks. It’s great to go with the family since the park has a maze inside and children love to play there.

 

Drassanes reials

Barcelona is a city whose history is connected to the sea, so it has a Museum to explain all about that connection. The maritime Museum is in the dockyards that are a vestige of Barcelona’s medieval seafaring past.

 

Barcelona-port

 

Hospital de Sant Pau

Sant Pau’s Hospital is one of the most famous work of Josep Lluís Domènech i Montaner. A very important architect of Modernisme (the Catalan Art Noveau). This building is a must for visitors because it has held World Heritage Site Status since 1997.

 

20061225-Barcelona_Hospital_de_la_Santa_Creu_i_Sant_Pau_MQ

 

CosmoCaixa

Do you like science? If you do, you can’t miss CosmoCaixa. An amazing science museum. It provides an educational, cultural and intelectual enrichment in a very economic way. It is an educational museum that is ideal for visiting with children.

 

Catalunya Library

Catalunya Library is accommodated in a former hospital. We can say that it is the most beautiful library in the city. Its interior courtyard is full of peace and it’s the perfect place to rest after a long walk

 

Collserola Tower

It is a communications tower placed on the top of the massif of Collserola. From its viewpoint, you can enjoy one of the best views of Barcelona.

 

barcelona-838716_960_720

 

Pedralbes Monastery

This Monastry was founded in 1327 and it is a cultural and historical testimony of this age. Occupied by Clarisses nuns till 1983, this monestry is Barcelona’s living history of the Spanish Christianity and its way of life.

 

Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport

Barcelona was an Olimpic City in 1992 and this Olimpic Games left its mark on it. The Olimpic and Sport Museum Juan Antonio Samaranch is a window open to the sports world. Don’t miss its great exposition of the Olimpic Games and sports.

 

 

 Fundació Joan Miró

One of the most important sculptors and painters in Barcelona is Joan Miró. He is considered as one of the leading representatives of surrealism. In this museum, not only you’ll be able to contemplate a good part of his work but also other contemporary art works.