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Palau Nacional

Av. dels Montanyans, S/N, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
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Av. dels Montanyans, S/N, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess alot of folks congregate on the steps to take in the view, especially of the Magic Fountain. We did too, eating our picnic lunch in a quiet spot at the end of the building. but the TA reviews did not prepare us for...More

1  Thank pcyork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience. Pictures pictures pictures. Some people just sit and stare for a long time. I can understand. What a view!

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I think it is one of the most interesting places in Barcelona, nice location with great architecture, not to be missed.

Thank mittle
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I always say like my instagram name... Plan For A Miracle! This is an fantastic view any day of the year at all hours! I didnt get to go in for lack of time but I did walk around it and enjoyed its peaceful gardens...More

Thank Dr.Sylvia
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A majestic grand palace built in 1929 for the International Exhibition turned into a museum focused on 3 different periods: Medieval, Renaissance and Modern art. The 2 first periods were religious oriented in the fist 2 sections. Nicely done. The palace in itself is spectacular....More

Thank RCS3rd
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. Walking down from Montjuic, it looms above the trees and when you arrive to see it in it's full splendour, it really is breathtaking. It is absolutely stunning with the late afternoon...More

Thank EJLH
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have a free day on a day when it surprisingly rained in Barcelona and were able to visit late in the day so avoided crowds. It is a magnificent building with very modern additions inside. Plan on 2-3 hours and...More

Thank MvStory
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Home of Nacional Museu D'Arte de Catalunya (MNAC). If you are not intending to visit the museum (you should) you can buy a rooftop ticket for 2€ to admire the view. Restaurant Oleum is on the second floor (seemed to be a tourist trap) and...More

Thank monaHungary
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Took a walk here from our hotel for sunset and was pleasantly surprised, sadly it was our last day but looks like the fountains would be amazing too!

Thank bjbsurrey
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I spent 6 hours in wonder throughout the place and beautiful surroundings! If you're plans don't include the palace, gardens and surroundings, it won't be complete without a visit here! You'll need at least 4 hours as you'll stroll and discover one area that will...More

1  Thank Franklin M
Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça
Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful
fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands
the impressive and towering structure of the Palau
Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in
front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie
Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of
their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to
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