This picture of papyrus plants was taken in one of the numerous Montjuïc gardens. Try to guess which one? Tip: there you can see a cattle egret which behaves like it owns the place.
Boasting more than 245 parks and gardens, Barcelona is definitely greener than most capitals. In addition, strollers can admire flowered balconies, and tree-filled patios all over the city.
Here is my vision of one of the pavements of the Jardins del Mirador de l’Alcalde from which you have a fantastic view of the harbor of Barcelona.
In Barcelona most parks and city gardens are open-air museums. In the Parc del Centre del Poblenou one can find sculptures such as this one. It was designed by Jean Nouvel.
The Parc del Laberint d’Horta is located in the Horta-Guinardó district of Barcelona. It includes a neoclassical garden of the 18th century and a romantic garden of the 19th century.
In Barcelona there are many works of art exhibited in open-air spaces like parks and gardens. Here is a sculpture located in Montjuïc near the MNAC museum.