Montjuic Castle, Barcelona

#7 of 82 in Historic Sites in Barcelona
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The views of Barcelona from Montjuic Castle are expansive. You’ll see all the city's neighborhoods spread beneath your feet. A beacon of history positioned at the top of Montjuïc, the castle was once a military fortress but now acts as a municipal facility. Enjoy the gardens on the castle grounds. A visit to Montjuic Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Barcelona travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Maybe it’s just due to COVID, but this was a pointless excursion. The cable car to the castle was far too expensive for the ride (€13.50 per person, round trip). Also, everything except 3 very small.....  more »
  • It has nice views and surroundings, but do not eat at their cafe because we got food poisoned badly from their seafood paella. If you must eat, just eat their commercially-packaged foods! I recommend....  more »
  • Unfortunately the cable cars to the castle were not open due to high winds :( , which was a little disappointing as I am sure this would have added to enormously to our visit, but the castle itself is magnificent and reading the well listed out information boards really gave you a details insight into the significance of this monument to the history of Catalonia and Spain. Well worth a visit during any visits to Barcelona.
  • Beautiful place to view the sunset. Entry fee is very cheap. There is a cafe inside . The place was a fortress formerly. One side you can view the whole wide coast and the other the city view. Highly recommended, evenings after 6 would be a better bet.

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