National Palace of Montjuïc in Barcelona
The work of three architects, the building combines Renaissance and Baroque elements to represent the typical architecture of Spain for the 1929 International Exhibition. Since 1934 it has housed the National Art Museum of Catalonia, one of the most outstanding in Barcelona, where you can admire Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Modern art, the largest numismatic collection in Catalonia and one of the most important exhibitions of Romanesque art in the world.
Montjuïc magic fountain
An emblematic fountain located at the foot of the mountain of Montjuïc, just in front of the National Art Museum of Catalonia. Built by the Barcelona architect Carles Buïgas for the 1929 International Exhibition, today it offers a spectacle of light, water and music that nobody visiting the city wants to miss.
A cultural centre that occupies the former Casaramona factory, built between 1909 and 1912 by the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch. This cultural centre is managed by La Caixa as part of its Social Project and it houses various exhibitions and activities devised for all the family.
Fira de Barcelona
1932 saw the official founding of the company Fira Internacional de Barcelona, and since then it has become one of the most important in Europe It has some 70 halls and every year it organises exhibitions and conferences for over 30,000 companies from all sectors, gathering over two and a half million visitors.
Mies van der Rohe Pavilion
Designed by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the German pavilion currently organises exhibitions, congresses, award ceremonies and conferences.
Joan Miró Foundation
The Joan Miró Foundation of Barcelona was conceived by the artist himself and commissioned to the architect Josep Lluís Sert. Joan Miró wanted to be sure that his works would always be within the reach of the general public and art lovers. Today, the Foundation has over 10,000 works by the Barcelona painter.
Palau Sant Jordi
The now emblematic Palau Sant Jordi was built for the 1992 Olympic Games by the Japanese architect Arata Isozaki. The building is the scene of big sporting and musical events and all types of shows. In fact, today it is the Olympic facility most used in Barcelona.
Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium
Designed by the Barcelona architect Pere Domènech i Roura for the 1929 International Exhibition, it has been the local stadium for three important teams of the city: F.C Barcelona, C.E Europa and R.C.D Espanyol. In 1985 work began to renovate it and in 1992 the stadium was the venue of the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games, as well as the athletics events of the Paralympic Games. Today it is the scene of large concerts and sporting events.
Hispano-Arabic style gardens, planned between 1924 and 1928 for the 1929 International Exhibition, and which lead onto the Teatro Grec de Montjuïc. The so-called Font del Gat (Fountain of the Cat) is to be found in these gardens.
Montjuïc Castle is a former fortress on the top of the mountain. It is one of the oldest buildings in the park and arouses the interest of tourists in Barcelona due to its interesting and controversial history. Declared an asset of cultural interest, since 2007 it has been a municipal facility where events, exhibitions and activities for all the family take place.