742 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
The most legendary of Barcelona’s parks is also its oldest. People love to rent the little rowboats and paddle the lake. And there’s a spectacular greenhouse full of gigantic tropical plants. So much stuff to see, including a 19th-century gazebo, the Castle of the Three Dragons, and a waterfall designed by Josep Fontserè and Antoni Gaudí. There’s a great colony of more than 100 herons that occupy the park. You’ll spot them all over, nesting in the trees or just walking around.
Tips from locals
Best Parque in the city, vibrant with musicians and tight rope walkers and has a boating lake for half an hour of relaxation.
This is our favorite park in Barcelona, and almost every day we walk our dog here :) Very close to our flat, within 10 min walking you arrive to a little nature and a famous Gaudi fountain. Highly recommended.
One of the most beautiful parks just near to city centre and the beach. Great place to visit when going to Born area or beach.
The Parc de la Ciutadella is a park on the northeastern edge of Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. For decades following its creation in the mid-19th century, this park was the city's only green space. The 70-acre (280,000 m2) grounds include the city zoo (once home to the albino gorilla…
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Point of Interest
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Monument / Landmark
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