Parc de la Ciutadella is located on the northern edge of the old district of Barcelona and was built in the mid-19th century.
For decades, it was the only green space that is considered the sanctuary of the people of the city, and its area is 280,000 square meters.
The park is one of the important tourist attractions in Spain, and includes the city zoo, the Palace of Parliament of Catalonia, a small lake, some museums, and a large fountain.
The park also includes many metal sculptures dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, along with several different paths for lovers of hiking.

A scene of Ciutadella Park in Barcelona Spain

Activities you can do

• You can start by wandering around with you and your children in the green spaces of the park, or among its many paths.

Tour Ciutadella Park in Barcelona Spain

• Your little ones can also spend time in the children’s playgrounds designated for them within the park, which includes some swings, slides and sandy spaces.

Children's playgrounds at Ciutadella Park in Barcelona, ​​Spain

• You must take commemorative photos next to the amazing park fountain which includes several wonderful statues, and its balcony is carved above a horse carriage.

Ciutadella Park Fountain in Barcelona Spain

• You can also enjoy a trip inside the park lake, where its management offers free wooden rowing boat rental service for a fun water tour.

Boat tour in Ciutadella Park in Barcelona Spain

You can also visit the zoo that opened in 1892 AD inside the park, which includes a unique collection of European animals.

The Zoo at Ciutadella Park in Barcelona, ​​Spain

Don’t forget to visit the park’s Natural Science Museum, which has been devoted to animal science and geology, and one of its most important exhibits is the skeleton.

Ciutadella Park Museum in Barcelona Spain

You can also visit the Palace of the Catalan Parliament, which dates back to the 18th century. It consists of two floors and its area is 5,532 square meters.

Parliament Palace in Ciutadella Park in Barcelona Spain

Entry prices

For the park, the zoo, the Parliament Palace and the museum are as follows:
The zoo for adults is 19.9 euros, and for children 11.95 euros.
The museum is 3,5 euros per person.
The Parliament Palace offers guided tours for 20 euros per person.


Throughout the year, the closing time for the zoo and museum is 8 pm, while Parliament Palace guided tours are only on Saturdays from 10 am to 7 pm.

Hotels near Ciutadella Park

The first 5-star Barcelona hotel with excellent ratings, 900 meters from Ciutadella Park
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Casa Foster GL Monemanto is a 5-star hotel in Spain with excellent reviews, and it is 2.4 km from Ciutadella Park.
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