By Holly Stark
Montjuïc Barcelona is a scenic, wooded hill overlooking the city’s harbour and is home to a great number of attractions that are worth checking out if you’re visiting Spain. Located in the South West of the city, between Plaça Espanya and the industrial port, Montjuïc takes its name from Catalan, meaning ‘Jewish Mountain’, as it was once the home of the city’s Jewish community. Over time, the hill has played a strategic part in the defense of the city as one of the Barcelona’s prominent, natural elevations. Nowadays, the area is a great spot to enjoy off the beaten path Barcelona. Take the teleferic (Montjuïc cable car) up to Montjuïc castle and soak up the fascinating history of the ruins, wander around the Olympic Stadium, stop by a Catalan art museum or two, stroll through leafy parkland and finish with a performance at the iconic Magic Fountain. Seeking things to do in Montjuïc? Take a look at what there is do on Barcelona’s mountain, the best hidden spots of the hill such as La Caseta de Midjia and how to get to Montjuïc.