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Placa Espanya

Placa d'Espanya, Barcelona, Spain
1998
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“magic fountain” (170 reviews)
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Placa d'Espanya, Barcelona, Spain
Eixample
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1998
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Reviewed yesterday

Placa Espanya is a busy *circle* leading of in 4-5 directions. Trains for Montserrat go from here. The famous old bullring is on the placa,now converted into apartments/workplaces. Loads of food places on/off the square,but doesnt warrant much more than a passing through 20-30 minutes...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed yesterday

As the title suggests, Placa Espanya is beautiful. Loved the old Bullring and the trip up to the top is well worth it!

Thank sharon9371
Reviewed yesterday

Feels very different from Placa Cataluyna and the centre of Barcelona, the large scale of the square never fails to impress me and at night you can see the Magic Fountains of Montjuic.

Thank ElTravelsx
Reviewed 2 days ago

this is a totally amazing place and I was dissappointed the fountain wasnt working. I wandered around in aw of the hole place

Thank miller6999
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are so many attractions/activities here. The promenade between Placa Espanya and The Palau Nacional is a beautiful and very impressive walk. The monuments, buildings and history surrounding you on the walk makes it a worthwhile experience. Metro station Espanya is also located here and...More

Thank Olga G
Reviewed 4 days ago

So many sights near by! Beautiful area! Worth to walk to the museu de national art at day and at night!

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the one of the most important place of Barcelona. You can travel up to the Olympic stadium, to the magic fountain and all around the mount jewic.

Thank Zati1995
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The plaza d'espana is a beautiful area which most people visit at night for the spectacular Magic Fountains display but a well kept secret is the circular building at the entrance of the plaza which was at one time a bull ring. These days however,...More

Thank JohnfromWaterford
Reviewed 5 days ago

Plaça Espanya is one of Barcelona’s most important squares built in 1929 for the Universal Exposition. It is a busy intersection where several major streets meet up. Here, you can visit the Museum of Catalan Art; the Venitian Towers; the magic fountain; and the bullring...More

Thank Aafia
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth the visit. Very impressive architecture and good views of the city from the high vantage point.

Thank Pablo S
Nearby
Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
...More
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Kolly123
24 July 2016|
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Response from Eagle A | Reviewed this property |
The schedule for the Summer season is as follows: 1 June - 31 August: Thursday - Sunday: 21:00 - 23:30 Musical displays: 21:00, 21:30, 22:00, 22:30 and 23:00
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Rbozzelli
21 February 2016|
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Response from Bfly327 | Reviewed this property |
We used Airbnb and stayed near Saint Antoni Market. Great location , accessible to everything and our apartment was two bedroom and a large rooftop terrace, amazing views of the city and half the price of a hotel! Super easy... More
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gailm1882015
23 February 2015|
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Response from Ivan S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, It takes about 45 min. Also, you can take the Funicular directly to the beach front station (Port Vell)
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