Barcelona - Montjuic, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni (PDF Chapter)
This is the Montjuïc, Poble Sec & Sant Antoni chapter from Lonely Planet’s Barcelona guidebook.
Montjuïc hosts outstanding art collections alongside several lesser museums and the bulk of the 1992 Olympic installations. Take in the beautiful views of the verdant hill from the cable car, or explore on foot along the zigzagging forest paths.
- dedicate a day to the world’s most important collection of early-medieval art in the Rom-anesque halls of Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), followed by a masterpiece-filled stroll through six centuries of Catalan art
- view brilliant works from one of the giants of the art world, Fundació Joan Miró, which are all the more captivating inside the light-filled galleries designed by Josep Lluís Sert
- catch a ground-breaking art exhibition in Caixaforum, a Modernista former factory
- restaurants & bars
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