Barcelona is a city rich in museums, parks, monuments and other attractions that tourists and guests enjoy visiting. However, there is not always enough time to have time to survey all this, to visit every corner of interest. An excellent alternative that allows you to see almost the entire city even in one day, and even from a height, are the observation decks of Barcelona. They offer a panoramic view of the entire city, and if you wish, you can also see some well-known sights..
The most famous viewpoints in Barcelona
Having studied and analyzed the reviews of tourists who prefer to go to the observation decks while visiting cities, a list of the most popular observation decks in Barcelona was compiled..
- In the Collserola park, there is a TV tower of the same name, 288 meters high. The tower was built in 1992 by the architect Foster in honor of the Olympic Games, which were held in Barcelona that year. The observation deck, offering a beautiful view of Barcelona, is located on the 10th floor of the building. Entrance to the site costs 5.60 euros for an adult ticket, 3.30 euros for children. Opening hours of the site: 12: 00-14: 00 - 3: 15-20: 00 from Wednesday to Sunday (summer schedule - from July to August); 12: 00-14: 00 - 3: 15-18: 00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays (in the rest of the working period, from September to June).
- Observation deck on Montjuïc mountain. This is one of the most picturesque places in the city of Barcelona, not to mention what a beautiful view of the city opens to the eyes of visitors from a height of 173 meters. The mountain with a platform for a sightseeing tour is surrounded by a beautiful garden, which contains monuments and sites dedicated to two important events in the life of modern Barcelona - the World Exhibition held here in 1929 and the Olympic Games in 1992. You can watch gorgeous panoramas of the city, see the famous “singing fountains” in the city. You can get to the site by metro - to Parallel station, and then by funicular to Mirador stop.
- One of the main attractions and symbols of Barcelona is the Sagrada Familia Cathedral. And if you are going there on an excursion to admire the cathedral itself and its interior, then do not miss the opportunity to climb the towers and admire the views of the city opening from here. The area of the city of Eixample looks especially impressive and beautiful from a bird's eye view. The cathedral is ready to receive tourists: from 9:00 to 18:00 from October to March; from 9:00 to 20:00 from April to September. However, the opening hours of the observation towers may vary depending on weather conditions, so it is better to check before visiting. You can get to the cathedral by bus or by metro (Sagrada Familia station), the entrance costs 19.30 euros and includes a visit to the cathedral itself and one of the observation towers.