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Tourist Guide to Montjuic Park - Barcelona

By Kerry Thomas Subscribe to RSS | December 27th 2011 | Views:

Montjuic is a hill from which you can view the lovely coast of the Barcelona city. This place is famous for the magic fountain and for hosting the Olympics of 1992. There is a big stadium called Estadi Lluis with around sixty five thousand seats and was first time used during the 1992 Olympics.

If you will walk nearby then you will visit the famous Olympic Ring. This area is known for conducting many sport activities and you will find there diving and swimming venue, sport science centre and many popular telecommunication towers.

There is a beautiful park as well on the hill and people from all over the Barcelona love to visit this park to get relaxed and to enjoy the natural views and beauty of the surrounding environment.

You can also visit Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya and Joan Miro Foundation on the hill and you can spend time there while enjoying the cultural heritage of Barcelona. Castell de Montjuic is another interesting and historical place to visit as this castle was built during the 18th century and the objective behind its construction was to protect Barcelona city from foreign invaders but currently this castle has been converted into a Military Museum. While walking around in Montjuic, you can also visit the Botanical Gardens and the famous Greek theatre.

Montjuic is famous among the tourist for its magical fountain dance. This Magical Fountain was constructed here in 1929 and at that time this place was used to conduct the Universal exhibition. The magical fountain show starts in the evening and it is a real joy for the visitors of all ages.

If you want to stay at Montjuic, then Hotel Miramar is best option for you. You can stay in the hotel and then walk around Montjuic in the evening to enjoy the natural beauty, places and scenes all around. Hotel Miramar is located at a distance of only 10 minutes from the popular City Center where you will find number of restaurants, shops and nightlife spots. This hotel is well equipped with all the comfortable facilities for the visitors including outstanding rooms with wonderful view of the Mediterranean Sea, internet access and the best room services.

You can easily reach Montjuic through bus from various destinations with in Barcelona. Cable car service is also available for the visitors and you can also use the escalators to reach the hill.

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