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It is quite interesting to see a castle-like structure in an urban park. This building, along with the surrounding complex, was the venue of the 1888 Universal Exhibition. Unfortunately the other structures are in disrepair.
This structure is on the opposite side of the park, a short stroll from the Cascada Monumental. This building dates to 1888 and started life as a cafeteria/restaurant for the Universal Exhibition. The exterior walls are mostly brick construction and the upper sections are similar...More
Unfortunately the castle structure was closed and under internal refurbishment. Apparently it was most recently used by the zoo assumingly to hold reptiles for display, since it's called the Castle of the 3 Dragons.
The building itself is fantastic to look at from the outside...More
Made for the international fair by a contemporary architect of gaudi. It is made in the modernist style and is reasonable but not amazing. If you are visiting the park it's worth a look but I would not go out of my way to visit...More
The castle right at the entrance of the parc de La cuitadella is one of the many more or less impressive buildings in the area.
In Front of the castle is a nice little lake and it is a good place to find some Rest....More
It was a shame that it had some covering on it, (presumably due to some repair work). This only covered part of it and it and it is a very impressive looking building that ads a lovely backdrop at the corner of this wonderful park
This late 19th century building (originally built for the Exposition of Barcelona in the late 1880's) might look like a castle, but it is not, nor was it possible to visit inside it during our visit (other than to have a cup of coffee, that...More
The sounds of Marina Olympica's rocking boats and clicking mastheads swaying to and fro set an impressive backdrop for Ciutadella and Villa Olimpica. Follow the aromas of garlic, wine, and fresh local fish to the various restaurants running along the marina. A grand bronze fish statue soaring high above serves as a beacon to those searching for the renowned Casino Barcelona or the extremely popular nightclubs