Fantastic Parks In Barcelona

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The spectacular Park Guell

The Guell Park is the work of the great modernist Antoni Gaudi; its aspect helped the park to be designated a World Heritage by the UNESCO. However, the park raises a series of comments and problems because some simply do not admire the architectural genius of Antoni Gaudi. The park was designed to be a private estate belonging to the rich Guell, but the project was never finished, so in the year 1922 the park became a public space. Of great beauty and importance are the main entrance and the Room of the Hundred Columns. You have to visit the park because it is clearly one of Antoni Gaudi's masterpieces.

Park Ciudadella

The Ciudadella Park is one of the most popular in Barcelona due to its many attractions; it is the place that hosts an important number of art and culture museums as well as an artificial lake which offers you the possibility to relax on a boat. The park was originally a star shaped fortress built for Felipe V. 1715 was the year when the fortress was built, but after a long siege (as you all probably know, the history of Spain is a very agitated one) it was destroyed.

However, the person who completely destroyed the Citadel and put the foundation of the new park was General Prim. 1888 was the year when the park hosted a Universal Exhibition, so many of the monuments that you see today were built in 1888 for that specific occasion. While there, make sure you visit all the gardens and see all the fountains because many of them were designed by Antoni Gaudi in his early years of life.

Park Labyrinth and Park Guinardo

Not as famous as Park Guell and Park Ciudadella, but at least as beautiful as them is the Labyrinth Park. This park was designed in 1791 and it was built on levels, each level with its own stairways and pavilions. The gardens of this park are decorated with statues showing mythological figures, so you have to visit it. The Guinardo Park looks like a wild place in the heart of Barcelona as it resembles a forest.

The Gardens of the Pedralbes Palace

These gardens were built in the typical royal style, very classic and with lots of wonderfully smelling flower beds. You have to visit villa blanes if you want to nourish your senses! 

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