Charming secret gardens in Barcelona
Sometimes it is not easy to find gardens in the city of Barcelona, but if you keep looking you will realize that there are many gardens that few know but that are distinguished for their beauty and quietness. Today we show you de Top 3.
Joan Maragall Gardens
Located in Montjuic, they surround the royal residence that was built in 1929. They were designed by Forestier, with a typical French style, which converges in a water fountain, surrounded by sculptures, a bamboo forest and breathtaking views of the city. It is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm.
Mercè Rodoreda Gardens
Hidden in the heart of the old quarter are the Gardens of Mercè Rodoreda, this hanging garden shines more than ever. Located right at the Institut d’Estudis Catalans, it pays tribute to the writer Mercè, with a wide range of flowers and plants such as jasmine, mimosa and camellia.
Historical Botanical Garden
This time, it’s the English style that defines these beautiful gardens on Montjuic hill. Where there used to be a quarry of minerals, now it is a quiet corner where the vegetation grows in a virgin way. It is a perfect place to unwind from the daily life.