There are many parks in Barcelona, and some of them very close to the top tourist attractions. They offer a perfect area to relax and breathe fresh air. You may also want to enjoy a picnic or let children have fun in the playground areas.
You can also find these parks in our Barcelona touristic map where you will be able to find them filtering the tourist attractions.
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This park is one of the most important of the city because it preserves Barcelona’s oldest garden. Parc del Laberint d’Horta, which is located outside the city centre, was built at the end of 18th century by the Italian engineer Domenico Bagutti. This green tourist attraction has an area of 55 hectares and was designed as a neoclassic garden but finally became a romantic park thanks to the forest which surrounds it and the mythological sculptures that decorate different points
This Cervantes park in Barcelona is located in Diagonal Avenue and is a must for people who love roses – the most romantic flower from nature. Parc de Cervantes preserves the biggest rose garden in Barcelona and it is without a doubt the best place in Barcelona to enjoy roses. With over 10.000 rose bushes and 2.000 different kinds of species, the park is a true paradise for roses´lovers. The perfect moment to visit this romantic place is between May
Montjuïc is a hill in Barcelona that is located at the foot of the Mediterranean Sea. Although its origin dates back to 17th century to the construction of Montjuïc Castle, the most important development of this hill took place at the beginning of the last century, when Barcelona celebrated the 1929 International Exposition. At this time the Parc de Montjuïc developed with the construction of many buildings. However, at the end of the century, the hill was the protagonist again
One of the most important works designed by Antonio Gaudí was Park Güell, which belong to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This park is located in the upper part of the city, so you will be able to take some picture of Barcelona as the panoramic is absolutely beautiful. Modernist architecture and nature mix in a unique space. Park Güell was built between 1900 and 1914 however was officially opened to the public in 1926. Nowadays, Park Güell
A very interesting park in Barcelona is Parc de la Ciutadella, located in the old part of the city. This green space was built at the end of the 19th century and in 1888 the park became the site of the International Exposition. It´s design is very similar to Luxembourg Gardens in Paris. Parc de la Ciutadella is the biggest park of the city after Montjuïc. It´s 280.000 m2 (70 acres) includes two museums, one church, the Barcelona Zoo, one