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.
  • By far the best views of the port and the city you will see! The cable car ride was fun ( you can advance purchase tickets online easily, which I highly recommend as the lines can get quite long!) The castle itself has a dark history but it has clean restrooms and a cafe on site- nice way to spend a few hours!

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