The Barcelona’s Blue tram
It is considered the most ancient tram in Europe. It was inaugurated in 1901, and from then on, it has never interrupted its function. Still now, it is kept as a lovely witness of the history of Barcelona in the last century.
The current itinerary of the Blue’s tram starts in “Plaça J.F.Kennedy” and ends by the “Plaça del Doctor Andreu”, on the base of the Tibidabo Hill. In total, the small blue train moves along 1276 meters, in a slow speed to let the tourists, enjoy the experience.
Nowadays, Barcelona uses a very modern version of this tram, which offers service in the newest areas of the city. However, the possibility to sit and travel in this historical treasure is a very original way to find out the highest zone of the city.
From this site, especially if you can reach the Tibidabo’s Amusement Park, you will enjoy the best view of Barcelona, with the Mediterranean Sea behind, and the entire city in the middle.
There are up to 7 different models of this mythic tram. Almost all of them are blue and were built between 1901 and 1906.
A curious anecdote: The famous Catalan’s architecture, Antoni Gaudí, the author behind the Sagrada Família temple, the Pedrera, the Casa Batlló, or the Parc Güell, died while he was crossing the road, hit by a tram.
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