Montjuïc


Barcelona is contained by the sea and the mountains. Next to the port rises the mountain Montjuïc (173 metres), dominating the fascinating view over the crowded city bustling at its feet, and the other end of the city is the Collserola Sierra. Montjuïc, inhabited in the third century B.C. by the Iberians, is today one of the largest, most lovely parks of Europe, crowned by a castle dating back to 1640, extended and fortified in 1694, and refitted again in the second half of the 18th century. Definitive touches were put to Montjuïc in 1992, when the city of Barcelona hosted the Olympic Games, and the mountain became the main venue for the sports competitions.
excerpt from
All Barcelona

15 September 2001

Anella Olimpica

Anella Olimpica Sculpture



Anella Olimpica

Sculptural group
"Utsurohi"

Anella Olimpica Square Closeup

reflecting pool

Anella Olimpica Square Reflecting Pool


Palau Sant Jordi, communication tower
in distance

Anella Olimpica Palau Sant Jordi

Palau Sant Jordi
interior

Anella Olimpica Palau Sant Jordi Interior
Estadi Olimpic

Anella Olimpica Estadi Olimpic




Anella Olimpica Estadi Olimpic Seating

Castell de Montjuïc

Castell de Montjuic Entrance



Castell de Montjuic Entrance Interior



Castell de Montjuic Building


Castell de Montjuic Wall
Harbor view from Montjuïc

Castell de Montjuic Habour View

Transbordador Aeri

Castell de Montjuic Cable Car

Montjuïc fountains
looking towards Plaça d'Espanya

Montjuic Fountain Towards Placa Espanya


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