One of the nicest things about Barcelona is the ability to see the city from a privileged few viewpoints. The fact that you are surrounded by mountains, means that there are different places to enjoy wonderful views of the city at high points and privileged. There are different places to visit that you should not miss if you want to see Barcelona from the top, especially if you like panoramic views or if you are photography lovers.
Palau Nacional, home of the current National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC). It has fabulous views of the inner part of Barcelona and the surrounding mountains. Also, while you’re there, you can also visit one of the most important museums or stroll through the gardens of the Teatre Grec,
2- Park Güell (Turó de les Tres Creus)
To view a magnificent view of the city of Barcelona must of entering one of the most emblematic places in Barcelona: Park Guell. After enjoying this fantastic park and every corner, please get to the highest point and enjoy the fantastic views over Barcelona.
3- Montjuïc Castle
One of the viewpoints that are in the mountain of Montjuïc is the next to the Castle and it offers spectacular views of the city. On one side, the sea and the port. On the other side, the vastness of the city, from where you can perfectly distinguish the most emblematic buildings of the city. For fans of photography, you can enjoy a wonderful view of the whole city.
4-Mirador de Las Arenas
The viewpoint of Las Arenas shopping center is a place where you have beautiful views of Barcelona, especially from Montjuïc, the MNAC, the always crowded Spain Square and all that surrounds it. At first sight will asomaros is Plaza Spain, a square-round spectacular gains from high majesty. Also you can see landmarks of Barcelona, Sagrada Familia (so far…), the AGBAR Tower, the MNAC and many more. It is a free and fascinating viewpoint. Also, if you get hungry, you are surrounded by all kinds of restaurants to eat something.
5- Carmel Bunker
The Bunker of Carmel, also called Bunker of Turó de la Rovira, is a former bunker of the Spanish Civil War. It has excellent views of the city of Barcelona, where you view the city from the mountain to the sea.
We recommend going as it is a place rarely visited by tourists because it is difficult arriving. A place to cool off and to enjoy.
Although famous by been a monument in Barcelona, we must recognize that Columbus is also an excellent viewpoint. It is located in Columbus Square, at the top of the monument, near the sea at Port Vell. To access it, you must buy the entry that is in the base of the monument, an elevator that will take us to the highest point of the monument, from which you can see the view through the trellis gets.
These are the 6 most privileged viewpoints we consider Barcelona without having to enter any belonging to any particular business. And you, where enjoy Barcelona sights?
Licenciada en Periodismo y enamorada de Barcelona desde 1986. Disfruto escribiendo posts y haciendo fotos de mi ciudad natal para BCN City Hotels, tarea que combino con la comunicación y el marketing online freelance y me mantienen siempre conectada y en continuo aprendizaje.