Barcelona, a photo a day

Parque de la Ciutadella


A bit of history… This is the Ciutadella Park. Formerly a part of the Barcelona Citadel, the grounds were given to the city in 1869. The Park hosted the Universal Exhibition in 1888.
Today, you can find here 3 museums, the Parliament of Catalunya, the zoo, a military church, a giant mammoth near the Museum of Natural History, a boating lake, and a bandstand where you can find every sunday dozens of couples dancing the swing. And it’s just 5 minutes from the nearest beach!
It is the green lung of Barcelona, and a wonderful place to spend a few hours!

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3 responses

  1. Nice greenery…

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    June 10, 2009 at 3:09 pm

  2. The photo is even more striking when enlarged…yes, I can see spending several days there with my camera clicking the whole time!

    Very nice!

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    June 9, 2009 at 10:51 pm

  3. It looks like a little slice of peace in a busy world.

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    June 9, 2009 at 10:29 pm

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