Montjuic Castle, Barcelona

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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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  • Jorge was a wonderful guide and we booked a tour with him through Viator entitled "Barcelona Old Town & Sky Views: Montjuic Castle visit & Cable Car in Small Group". According to the reviews that....  more »
  • Very expensive cable railway. I suggest to go by bus or train and enjoy the views from the top of the Montjuïc Castle. But there is not much to see to be honest except the views. If you have more...  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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