Barcelona Photo Gallery - Mirador de Colón

The 1992 Olympic Games were held in Montjuic, a hilly part of the city with lovely city views. Getting here is also an interesting adventure, with a scenic cable car option although I chose the funicular

The views did not disappoint. This area also has museums, parks, and a castle as well.

I could see the Mirador de Colón, where I had just visited before coming uphill.

I chose to walk up to the top rather than taking the cable car

The castle is further up so the view gets even better. The fortress at over 170m above sea level dates from the 17th century and was also used as a prison, with the Catalonia President Lluís Companys being executed here in 1940.

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