Montjuic Castle, Barcelona

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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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  • Took the high road from the funicular. The gardens were beginning to bloom. On the road to the castle, seen views of the harbour, then of the city. The history of the castle is well explained. 
    Took the high road from the funicular. The gardens were beginning to bloom. On the road to the castle, seen views of the harbour, then of the city. The history of the castle is well explained.  more »
  • We took the funicular which was quick and easy to get to cable car. We went on Easter Monday at 1pm so fairly busy. Queue for cable car was past the metro station and looked really long but went... 
    We took the funicular which was quick and easy to get to cable car. We went on Easter Monday at 1pm so fairly busy. Queue for cable car was past the metro station and looked really long but went...  more »
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  • A very interesting place. Lots of fascinating information on historic aspects in numerous electronic presentations, the castle itself and the personalities involved. The display of old and more recent canons is a small gunnery lesson. Splendid views over the city, the port and the whole surrounding area. The place is scrupulously clean and well kept. I found it a few hours very well spent.
  • Do. The. Tour 🙏 Nice experience and a lot to see. Highly recommend doing the tour. Not only will you learn more about the castle, but you'll also be able to go places in the castle where you otherwise wouldn't. Plus, it was only 3€ more. Staff is nice, tour was fun, atmosphere good. Also recommend bringing some shade for when exploring the top of the castle.

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