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Barcelona — Ciutadella Park


Barcelona - Ciutadella ParkBarcelona. Entrance to the park is the Arc de Ciutadella ARKA, built for the World Exhibition in 1888 Arch with sculptures crafts, industry and trade of kirpicha built in Mudejar style designed by Josep Vilaseca, and Casanova.

On the territory of the parka fortress once stood in the form of stars, built by Philip V in 1715-1720gg after a 13-month siege of goroda, who refused to recognize the rights of the Bourbons to the Spanish throne. The fortress has served as the garrison to maintain order in the city, and later became a prison notorious for the local residents. In 1878, under General Prima (whose statue adorns the center of the park), the fortress was demolished, a built in its place a city park.

The park built a cascade of fountains Josep Fontsere with the participation of Antonio Gaudi.
It hosts a variety of cultural meropriyatiya are the zoo and museums (zoological and geological). Place residents come to the park to ride a boat, take a walk in apelsinovoy grove and enjoy the parrots.

Other attractions of Barcelona:

Catedral de Barcelona
Sagrada Familia
Castillo de Monjuic
Las Ramblas
Museu Nacional d’art de Catalunya
Iglesia Santa Maria del Mar
Palacio Guell
Palacio de la Generalidad de Cataluna
Columbus Monument
Parque Guell
Font Magica
Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon
Basilica de la Merced
Palau de la Musica Catalana
The Royal Palace of Pedralbes
The Picasso Museum
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA
Parc de la Ciutadella
Museu Futbol Club Barcelona President Nunes