One of the advantages of having a city that goes from sea to sky is than we can enjoy spectacular views of the city from the heights. There are all kinds and for all tastes, so we will introduce the five most spectacular viewpoints of Barcelona that we know. Do you come with us?
5 Viewpoints of Barcelona where you will have the city at your feet
1. Norman Foster Telecommunications tower (Collserola Tower)
Designed to improve telecommunications for 1992 Olympics, Collserola Tower has become the quintessential viewpoint of the city. The main reason is that it offers a 360 ° view of the city… The viewpoint is on the tenth floor of the tower, 115 meters above the ground, but also more than 500 meters above sea level!
2. Els canons or El Turó de la Rovira
Turo de la Rovira, on the top of Parc del Guinardó, has many names: the bunkers, els canons (cannons), the Bunker of Carmel… Anyway, it offers 360 degree views, extending beyond the metropolitan area. The sunsets are magical, but any time is good to visit this ancient defensive stronghold of the Spanish Civil War, which was also neighborhood barracks during the Franco regime.
To choose between the funicular, the car or the bus, the Tibidabo offers one of the viewpoints of Barcelona, for free, more interesting. In the context of the amusement park and the Sagrat Cor, we can spend a lively day with Barcelona at our feet.
4. Gaudí Panoramic
And here comes the most interesting viewpoint on this list! What would you say if me mention La Pedrera? Didn’t You know it has a terrace? From this same we can see the Eixample in a way that you would have never imagined.
Something similar happens with the Sagrada Familia and Park Guell, among light, ripples and trencadís, offer very friendly views of the Catalan capital in the days of clear skies. That is not its main function, but the images that we have are spectacular!
5. Port Cable Car
Finally, the cable car designed for the Universal Exhibition of 1929, connects Barcelona with Montjuïc along an extension of just over one kilometer. Moving views are more than enough for the price of the ticket that offers a very special view of the Ramblas and Barceloneta district.
And do not forget the National Palace of Montjuïc! You do know what we talk about? Well, the MNAC, which has a viewing platform at the top of the stairs!