You need one whole day to enjoy the mountain. I'm here because I want to see the Black Madonna. In Plasa Espanya station you find a small desk which you can use either using train+cable car or train+rack railway. I use train from Plasa Espanya-Barcelona to then use Cable Car up to the mountain. Beautiful scenery from Barcelona to Cable Car station and from Cable Car station to the Monastery. I queued for about one hour to see and touch the Black Madonna, but along the queue you can find some beautiful statues of saints.. It's worth also to use the cable car to go up to the Sant Jeroni and enjoy the beautiful scenery or do some trekking back to the monastery.
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