The beauty of Barcelona is unique and everyone knows that. There are so many things to see and always will impress you. The history, the architecture, the people, everything is amazing. Walking through the streets of different neighborhoods you can have the feeling of how people were living back in time, back to that period of imperialism and decadence. Barcelona is a polyhedron with a lot of sides, on which side you go you will see incredible streets and areas with one of the best architecture. But there’s nothing like being in a really very high place and seeing a wonderful view of a large city below. In this post, we want to make a special mention of the best viewpoints that show spectacular panoramic views of Barcelona and that can leave you speechless.
Bunkers of Carmel
The Bunkers of Carmel are located in the Turo de la Rovira, a place from where you can get the best panorama of the city. It is probably one of the most well-known viewpoints. It is the perfect place to get away from the crowds and the noise of the city. If you go in the evenings you will be able to see the sky change colors during the sunset that makes everything so romantic and perfect to watch it with your couple.
The Tibidabo is one of the highest peaks of the Sierra de Collserola. It is a very visited place by tourists and we guarantee that you will get magnificent views. The beautiful viewpoint is also known as the Magic Mountain. There is also a church on the top of it which is lit up at night. Also, there is the oldest Amusement Park in Spain, its access is free so definitely, you can spend a whole day there by seeing amazing views and maybe after going to the amusement park. That place offers you excellent views to take some beautiful pictures.
The National Museum of Art of Catalonia has two terraces which are located on the roof of the National Palace building. So those who are visiting the museum have free access to enjoy a 360-degree view of the city and see the main buildings and monuments that make up the skyline of Barcelona, like Sagrada Familia, the Agbar Tower and other buildings that make the view amazing.
Mirador del Migdia
This viewpoint is one of the least frequented viewpoints on Monjuïc Mountain and it has some unique corners. Also, there is a picnic area which is located in the Parc del Migdia, where are tables and wooden benches and the spectacular view is the perfect combination to spend your day from the morning with the family or with your friends and do something different away from the crowded city.
Collserola Tower viewpoint
It is one of the most famous structures in Barcelona. It is built in the mountain of Collserola, despite that it is outside the urban area is very popular. The telecommunications Tower was designed by Norman Foster in 1992 for the Olympic games. It is one of the most representative modern monuments of Barcelona with outstanding viewpoints of the city. The Collserola tower is 288 meters high, so it would be a great experience to see the city from this height.
The Park Güell is a very famous park in Barcelona and one of the main sights. It is a beautiful construction by Gaudi, there is an amazing viewpoint of Barcelona that you can not miss, that of Turo de les tres creus and is located in the highest part of Park Güell. From that viewpoint, we can appreciate magnificent views and of course is necessary to have your camera with you to take some fantastic photos of the place.
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