Barcelona Metro Guide : Timetables, Maps, Tickets & More

A train arriving at a station on the Barcelona metro system

The Barcelona metro is modern, efficient and easy to use. Trains run frequently throughout the day, and you seldom have to wait more than a few minutes. This article contains all the information you need to help you get around the city, including maps, timetables, tickets and more. Contents Barcelona Metro lines and maps Route …

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Monument to General Prim

Equestrian statue of Spanish general Joan Prim in military uniform in Barcelona

Barcelona’s best-known park, El Parc de la Ciutadella, takes its name from the fortress which once occupied the site. Built immediately after the War of the Spanish Succession to dominate the fallen city, the citadel became a symbol of oppression that was hated by the people of Barcelona. In 1869 the government of General Joan …

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