Discovering Tibidabo

Watch Barcelona beneath your feet! Tibidabo is a fantastic viewpoint of the city’s western part. It is 516 meters high and forms part of Natural Park of Collserola. Moreover, the most incredible thing about this place is that sometimes, when the air is so clear you might see Mallorca Island. Also a lot of movies where filmed there, among them Woody Allen chose it for some scenes of Vicky Christina Barcelona.

Founded in 1901, Tibidabo was a zone for high society with buildings made in modernist style. Since then also, exist a famous Blue Tram one of the primary symbols of Barcelona transport system. One year later, in 1902 Giovanni Bosco founded the temple of “Sagrat Cor” what was ended only in 1961. Nowadays, you have the opportunity to take an elevator, go to the top of this temple, and admire Barcelona from 575 meters.

A lot of surprises are waiting for your almost in every corner of the park. Start your route with Camí del Cel (The Road to Heaven), the perfect way to see spectacular views of Barcelona. This route have no fee, you have not to pay for the entrance to the park, but you have many things to discover. Among the Camí del Cel also you could visit the Museum of Automata and its famous collection where you can find the most antique example made in 1880. Even Walt Disney would like to buy this collection during his visit to Tibidabo.

About 550 meters high at the lateral side of the temple, you can see a Carrousel, an authentic pearl made in 40’s. Then, just in few steps, you can see a Plane, the most emblematic attraction, the first flight simulator and the copy of the first plane that realised the route Barcelona – Madrid.

If it’s summer when you travel to Barcelona, don’t miss the opportunity to visit Observatory Fabra. Check out the dates you can visit on the official website.

After this breathtaking excursion by Tibidabo, what about to have a break with the exquisite cocktail and fantastic views in Mirablau (Plaza del Doctor Andreu, 2).

Have a nice time in Barcelona!

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