Nestled between the Triumphal arch and the Barcelona Zoo, the magnificent Parc de la Ciutadella of Barcelona is the ideal place for family outings.
The waterfalls, gardens, sculptures, museums, woods, playgrounds and artificial lake that form the Parc de la Ciutadella will take you directly to Barcelona's Olympic port.
Nestling in the heart of the Ciutadella district, this 17-hectare park takes its name from the Ciutadella fortress which was built after the War of Succession, then bombed in 1843 and totally demolished in 1868 during the Revolution.
Twenty years later, Ciutadella Park was the site of the 1888 Universal Exhibition, for which the Triumphal Arch, which forms one end of the park, was built to mark its entrance.
The park's famous fountain, whose architect Antoni Gaudi participated in its design as a student , is one of the central points of La Ciutadella Park. Like two open arms, the stairs of the magnificent waterfall in the Parc de la Ciutadella invite visitors to come and admire the park and its sculptures from higher up.
Made in 1907, Miquel Dalmau's famous life-size statue of the mammoth does not go unnoticed in the landscape of Barcelona's Ciutadella Park.
You will have to be patient to keep a digital memory of the mamouth as it is undoubtedly one of the most photographed elements of the park.
Made of wood, iron, brick and glass, this magnificent architecture is home to a wide variety of tropical plants.
Inside the greenhouse benches are welcome to take a break in the tropical garden of the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona.
Made of iron and wood, the bandstand in Barcelona's Parc de la Ciutadella, which is located opposite the park's monumental waterfall, is a meeting point where you can come and enjoy concerts, various shows and even dance on certain occasions.
Probably one of the most beautiful and pleasant places in the Parc de la Ciutadella, where it is possible to go for a ride on small rowing boats and make a peaceful attraction in the heart of the park.
Come and admire specimens of nature such as the bald cypress that grows in the water of the lake and the different aquatic animals that accompany your small excursion between the islands of the lake of the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona.
Barcelona's triumphal arch, a monument entirely designed in red brick by Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas, symbolizes the gate that led to the Universal Exhibition of 1888. Nowadays, this gate gives you access to the Parc de la Ciutadella.Barcelona triumphal arch
Our friends the animals are also part of the must-sees of the city of Barcelona. Just a few meters from the Ciutadella Vila Olimpica metro station, a large number of animal species can be found at the Barcelona Zoological Park.Virtual tour in the zoo of Barcelona
Barcelona's Chocolate Museum, a world of sweets where the culture of cocoa is expressed through equally impressive sculptures of monuments, celebrities or comic book heroes of all colours.Prepare your visit to the Chocolate Museum of Barcelona
Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994, Parc Guell, one of the masterpieces of the famous Antoni Gaudi, is a huge garden divided into several floors littered with alleys, columns and magnificent mosaics; it is also the most visited park in Barcelona.Little preview of your next walk in Guell Park
The Labyrinth of Horta, Barcelona's oldest park where love and mythology share the hectares of gardens surrounding a magnificent maze of greenery, is one of Barcelona's must-see parks.Will you find your way out of Horta's labyrinth ?
The Parc del Guinardo, one of the largest green spaces in Barcelona, where children's areas, historical gardens, forest, sculptures and fountains share the alleys that lead to the Carmel bunkers, from where the views of Barcelona are breathtaking.Little preview of your next walk in the park