The Barcelona Olympic Park is part of all the attractions found at Montjuic Mountain.
The Olympic Games gave Barcelona many large scale projects. As a result, it became the perfect setting for one of the most successful games in history. Here, you’ll find all the main facilities that were used for the 1992 Olympics Games.
Ride the Montjuic Cable Car
The Montjuic Cable Car is one of the main attractions in the area and it’s located very close to the Olympic Park. Get to the top of Montjuic mountain and enjoy great views of Barcelona!
The event that reshaped Barcelona
The most important of these facilities is the Olympic Stadium. Constructed in 1929 for the International Exposition, it was subject of severe renovations in 1989 just in time to host the 1992 Olympics, the event that put Barcelona on the world map.
The Olympic Park features structures such as the Palau Sant Jordi and the sleek Telecommunications Tower, that redefined the Barcelona skyline.
What to see at Barcelona’s Olympic Park
Barcelona Olympic Stadium
On top of hosting the main events of the Olympic Games, this stadium has been venue to the most important music acts of the past 20 years.
Who has performed in the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona?
Some of the most famous acts to perform in the Olympic Stadium are: The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, U2, Madonna, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner and Coldplay, to name a few.
It also hosts many important sports events, especially football and athletics competitions.
The Olympic and Sports Museum
This museum is located right beside the Olympic Stadium. It covers every discipline in the world of sports, focusing on the different aspects of each sport as well as olympic values.
It relies heavily on interactive experiences with the user. Check tickets and opening hours in the museum’s official website.
Poble Espanyol is an open air museum of Spanish architecture, reproducing famous buildings and streets from all over Spain, all packed in the same location.
Also, the museum is filled with typical Spanish handcrafts stores, souvenirs, and from time to time, concerts and exhibitions.
Poble Espanyol Entry Ticket
Experience the atmosphere of the most traditional Spanish towns in one spot – A one-of-a-kind attraction in Barcelona!
Palau Sant Jordi
Originally, the Palau Sant Jordi hosted disciplines like gymnastics, handball and volleyball. Along the Olympic Stadium, it’s currently one of the most popular venues in Barcelona for sports and music.
Finally, you can find the tower designed by prestigious Spanish architect Calatrava. This building was essential in shaping an image and a symbol for a new Barcelona.
How to get there
Metro: Lines 2 and 3, Paral·lel Station
Funicular: From Paral·lel Station take the Funicular Railway
Bus: 55 and 150