What to see in Tibidabo

Tibidabo

With more than 500 meters above sea level, Tibidabo mountain is the highest in Collserola, in the municipality of Barcelona. This top is famous because of the views offered of the city and the spectacular natural scenery, plus attractions and cultural highlights. You’ve probably heard the famous Tibidabo Amusement Park, but did you know that it is not the only thing you can visit here? Here are the most interesting places you can not miss if you travel to Barcelona and decide to visit the Tibidabo.

  • Sagrado Corazón Church. At the top of Tibidabo there is one of the most remarkable buildings of the entire city, the Temple of the Sacred Heart. It is a neo-Gothic church, designed by architect Enric Sagnier i Villavecchia, and built between 1902 and 1961, that can be seen from almost any point in the city and is one of its most identifiable symbols.

Templo Expiatorio del Sagrado Corazón

  • Science Museum of Barcelona. Better known as Cosmocaixa, the Science Museum of Barcelona is located in the lower part of Tibidabo. It has a total of nine plants, where exhibitions and various activities for all ages related to science are made.

Elemento de  la colección de Cosmocaixa                                               Autor: Wojtek Gurak / photo on flickr

  • Collserola Communications Tower. On the occasion of the Olympic Games in Barcelona in 1992, the communications tower was built for its retransmission. It is a tower that today is used as a lookout offering spectacular views from the tenth floor. To climb to the viewpoint you must do so through the glass elevator qualified to do so. It will be a unique and unforgettable experience.

Torre de Collserola vista desde su base

  • Amusement park. Finally, you could not miss the Tibidabo Amusement Park, a classic of Barcelona. Built since 1899, it is the oldest Amusement Park throughout the country and one of the first in Europe.

Giradabo del Parque de Atracciones del Tibidabo

Do not hesitate and visit every corner of Tibidabo, it will offer you unforgettable views and great experiences.

Autor Portada: paolo di tommaso / photo on flickr

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