Barcelona - Montjuic, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni chapter from Lonely Planet’s Barcelona guidebook.

The hillside overlooking the port contains some of the city’s finest art collections as well as galleries, gardens and an imposing castle. Beautiful aerial views of the sea and city can be admired during a high-flying cable-car ride here.

  • dedicate a day to the world’s most important collection of early-medieval art in the Romanesque halls of Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), followed by a masterpiece­filled stroll through six centuries of Catalan art
  • maps
  • gaze at brilliant works from one of the giants of the art world at Fundació Joan Miró, all the more captivating inside the light-filled galleries designed by Josep Lluís Sert
  • transport
  • take in one of the city’s best art spaces, Caixaforum, a Modern-ista factory that serves as a showcase for groundbreaking exhibitions
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Activities, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.

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