Ciutadella Park, Barcelona

4.6
#3 of 72 in Parks in Barcelona
Since its opening in the mid-19th century, Ciutadella Park has remained one of the most popular green areas in the city. The sprawling park covers 280,000 sq m (70 acres), with a manmade lake, a zoo, sporting areas, the Parliament of Catalonia building, museums, and Josep Fontserè's iconic fountain. Travel down the garden paths that ribbon through the foliage, or stay on the pathways where you'll see performers practicing on a tightrope, juggling, or playing music. Small signs at the base of the trees and plants label the park's different types of vegetation. Use our Barcelona trip builder to visit Ciutadella Park on your trip to Barcelona, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This park was, for many years, the only park in the city of Barcelona and today, remains one of the main green areas of the city. According to the records, the inspiration for construction was the Luxembourg Gardens!
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  • It is a large natural space with a beautiful lake where you can rent boats for 30 mins and tour everything between duck families. Worth exploring the place, there are fountains, monuments, and especially many green areas! It is a great natural space with a beautiful lake where you can rent boats for 30 mins and sail among duck families. It is worth touring the place, there are fountains, monuments, and especially many green areas!
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  • It is indeed a beautiful park, quite green, lots of people coming to chill or with children to have fun, a public space that everyone can enjoy. I had a good time but I have to admit that for the biggest green park in Barcelona it isn't big enough and would have preferred to have pavement on the way but this is not an issue. Worth coming to take some pictures and enjoy yourself
  • Good place to relax and spend time with family, friends. I cannot say that this is must visit because of its beauty, but if you stay in the city for several days/weeks to spend evening in this park is really a good option. Can relax and enjoy.
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