12 Most Stunning Places Where to Enjoy a View of Barcelona

Who doesn't like to enjoy a stunning view of the place they are visiting?

Maybe in a lovely viewpoint, where we can relax a bit after walking all day, where we can look around and enjoy the moment?


Perfect, because this is the reason why I made this list! Here are 12 places where to enjoy the best views of Barcelona.


12 Most Stunning Places Where to Enjoy a View of Barcelona

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12 Most Stunning Places Where to Enjoy a View of Barcelona, Tibidabo viewpoint

1. Tibidabo Viewpoint:


The "Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus" is, in my opinion, the best view of Barcelona, the church is lovely with its stained glasses, the statue of Christ on top of it, it is a place you have to see when in Barcelona.



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There is a lift inside the church that will take you to the top of it. It was pretty windy when I went there but not dangerous at all.


Address: Cumbre del Tibidabo Serra de Collserola Natural Park, 08035 Barcelona.

How to get there: From Placa de Catalunya, catch the urban train S1 is S2 in Placa de Catalunya, direction Sabadell Parc del Nord, get off at Peu del Funicular Station and catch the funicular Vallvidrera Inferior (located right outside) direction Vallvidera Superior. When you get to the end of it, catch the bus 111 toward Tibidabo and get off when you get at the end, on top of the mountain.

 

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2. Barcelona Cable Car:


Barcelona cable car will take you up to a viewpoint on the Montjuic. It is the easiest and faster way to reach the top of the Montjuic, so if you are not scared of heights, it can be a good option.

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From the port, you can take the funicular to Paral.lel Station (or the L2 or L3 metro).

The ticket costs €2.40 for a one-way trip, but it's also included in your Hola Barcelona Public Transport Card.


You will get to the Station Funicular de Montjuic, from there you have to walk 15 minutes to reach the bottom of the Teleferico de Montjuic, there you can catch the cable car and reach the top of the mountain. Book your Montjuic funicular ticket to enjoy beautiful views.

 

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3. Montjuic Castle Viewpoint:


The Barcelona Castle is a must-visit. The view from up there is stunning, you can see the whole city from there and take pretty pictures.


There is also a buffet restaurant, some souvenirs shops and an outdoor bar where you can get a sandwich or an ice cream before you start walking down the hill.


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I suggest you walk straight up to the Castel and then slowly walk down and visit all the museums (or those you like, I honestly visited all of them).

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Open from 10 am to 6/8 pm. It depends on the season. Free every first Sunday of the month.


Address: Ctra. de Montjuic, 66, 08038, Barcelona.

How to get there: From Placa de Espana, catch the Bus 150 direction Castell de Montjuic (bus stop is at the beginning of the Avinguda del Paral.lel). You will be up there in 22 minutes.

You can catch the cable car from the Port (you can pay it with your metro card pass)

Otherwise, you can walk to the top as I did. It will take you around 30 mins.

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4. Mirador de Colom:


This is an excellent viewpoint to see the Port and the side of the city near the sea. You can take the lift to go up to the view at the top of it, 60 metres from sea level.


Open from 8.30 am to 8.30 pm.

Address: At the bottom of Las Ramblas, right at the beginning of the Port.

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5. Park Guell Viewpoint:


The most beautiful Park in Barcelona is described as one of the masterpieces of the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi who designed it in 1900 and inaugurated it in 1926. It had also been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.


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Here you will spend hours walking around taking beautiful pictures.

One of the most photographed is the Viewpoint, where you can see Barcelona from the top.


The entrance to the Park is free, but if you want to see the monumental zone, you have to pay for a ticket that is absolutely worth it. Check out tickets prices and availability here.


Address: Carrer d'Olot 5, 08024 Barceloona.

How to get there: By Metro Green Line L3 direction Trinitat Nova, get off at Vallcarca exit via Avinguda Vallcarca + Parc Guell. Walk along Avinguda de Vallarca and turn left into Baixada de la Gloria. Keep walking, and you will get to the bottom of an escalator. Go up, and one of the entrances of the Park will be in front of you.

 

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6. La Pedrera (Casa Mila) Viewpoint:


La Pedrera is another beautiful building by Antony Gaudi, where you will admire the apartment of the Mila family. During the tour, you will visit the roof and enjoy a beautiful view of the flat, attic and courtyards, where you will be amazed by its beauty.


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I went there during the day, but I heard that it is also spectacular in the evening, cause you can enjoy the stunning view of Barcelona at night.

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I advise you to book a visit during the evening to see Barcelona at night.


Address: Passeig de Gracia 92, 08008 Barcelona.

How to get there: from Placa de Catalunya, walk up to Passeig de Gracia for about 10 minutes. The house is on your right.



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Valentina's Travel Guide, 12 Most Stunning Places Where to Enjoy a View of Barcelona, la sagrada familia

7. Sagrada Familia Viewpoint:


This vast religious building began in 1882 based on the plan of Francisco de Paula del Villar, but in 1883 Antoni Gaudi was selected to continue this fantastic opera.

It is absolutely a must-see when in Barcelona.


Take your time to enjoy the outside of this beautiful construction, and then take your time to explore the inside, don't rush through it.


It is a majestic building, and it deserves to be admired. You can also climb up to the top and enjoy a fantastic view.


The line can be more than two hours long, so I recommend you book the skip the line tickets in advance here to save time and money. If you wish to get the tower access, you need to purchase it here.

Adress: Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona.

How to get there: Metro L2 (purple) direction Badalona Pompeu Fabra, get off a Sagrada Familia, exit via Provenca/Avinguda Gaudi. The church is right outside.

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8. Bunkers of Carmel Viewpoint:


MUHBA Turo' de la Rovira, where anti-aircraft guns were installed during the Spanish civil war, is a panoramic view to enjoy a wonderful panorama of the whole city.


It is a bit far from the centre, so it might take a while to get there and come back, but if you have some spare time and want to explore new places, look at this one.

Address: Carrer de Maria Labernia, 08032 Barcelona.

How to get there: from Placa de Catalunya, catch the metro L3 (green) direction Trinitar Nova and get off at Vallcarca exit via Avinguda Republica Argentina, walk across a bit of garden to reach the bus 22 stop. Catch the bus direction El Carmel and get off at Gran Vista-Turo' de la Rovira (Mirador de les batteries), walk toward career del Turo' de la Rovira and keep walking till you get to the top of the hill.

 

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9. MNAC Viewpoint:


The Museum of National Art of Catalonia is the biggest and most important in Barcelona. It hosts more than 260,000 works of art. It has the most important collection of Catalan art from the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.


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The MNAC Museum is Free every first Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm and Saturdays after 3 pm.


Address: Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuic, 08038 Barcelona.

How to get there: From Placa de Catalunya, catch the metro L1 direction Hospital de Bellvitge then get off at Placa Espanya. You can visit the museum from outside the metro station.


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10. Las Arenas Viewpoint:


Before starting your climb up to the Montjuic, I advise you to go up to the Shopping Center Las Arenas at the back of the square (it looks like an arena, so you cannot miss it).


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There is an outside elevator on top of it, but it is ticketed.

So go inside the shopping Center, go up to the many escalators, keep going till the top. You will see a big glass door, get outside, and you will be on top of the building for free.

Enjoy the view. It is spectacular!


How to get there: From Placa de Catalunya, catch the Metro L1 (red) or L3 (green) direction Hospital de Bellvitge and get off at Placa Espanya.