Upon the Tibidabo

Tibidabo, Barcelona

The Tibidabo is with a height of 512 meters the highest mountain in Barcelona, Spain. It can be seen from everywhere around the city and you have a wonderful from up above. On top you can find a nostalgic amusement park with ancient rides and the beautiful catholic church Sagrat Cor. The Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor (the official name in Catalan) has been built with the church Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre in Paris, France in mind. Continue reading “Upon the Tibidabo”

Parc Güell

Park Güell, Barcelona

The Parc Güell in Barcelona, Spain has been built between 1900 and 1914 by Antoni Gaudí for the industrial Eusebi Güell. He liked English garden architecture and wanted such a park for his hometown. Gaudí worked economically and ecologically – he used the terrain he found and didn’t move soil. He created a wonderful large terrace with a nice view on Barcelona. Continue reading “Parc Güell”