Picture Perfect: 8 Most “Insta Worthy” Spots in Barcelona

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There are endless opportunities to capture the perfect Instagram snap in Barcelona, here we explore 8 of the best.

1. Park Guell

Made up of beautiful gardens and breath-taking architecture, Barcelona’s Park Guell was designed by Gaudi in the 18th century. Climb the stairs of the park and discover the famous colourful bench that borders the ground. Standing central to the bench will give you one of the best photo-ops in the park.Β 

Park Guell
Image Credit: @parkguell

2. La Sagrada Familia

Barcelona’s most famous landmark, La Sagrada Familia’s world renowned image makes for the perfect scenic shot. There are infinite angles to capture this architectural masterpiece, with flawless photo opportunities both inside and out.Β 

La Sagrada Familia
Image Credit: @basilicasagradafamilia

3. Carmel BunkersΒ 

Left behind following the Spanish Civil War, the Carmel Bunkers offers up one of the best panoramic views of the Barcelona skyline. This hillside hideaway is one of the city’s hidden gems and is the perfect vantage point.Β 

Carmel Bunkers
Image Credit: @bunkers_barcelona

4. Palo Alto Market

This urban jungle gives you all the cool vibes you need. Playing host to a monthly market, the area remains open during most of the week providing the perfect hang-out spot. Surrounded by beautiful greenery and plant covered buildings, catching an edgy snap wouldn’t be difficult.

Palo Alto Market
Image Credit: @palomarketfest

5. Parc de la Ciutadella

A calm oasis in bustling Barcelona, the Parc de la Ciutadella is the perfect place to kick back and relax, you could even take a rowing boat out on the lake located in the grounds. With romantic pathways and beautiful greenery aplenty, this park has all the Instagram potential.Β 

Parc de la Ciutadella Image Credit: @barcelonabusturistic

6. Allada Vermell

Tucked away in a quiet, suburban street this quaint house covered in plants and vines acts as the perfect instagram backdrop. This is one of Barcelona’s more secret spots, and although the residential street may seem unassuming, it could be a great addition to your Insta feed!Β Β 

Allada Vermell
Image Credit: @dobarcelony

7. The Magic Fountain of Montjuic

Located at the foot of the steps at Museu Nacional D’Art de Catalunya, this mesmerising landmark is more than just a water feature. Even more spectacular in the night, this fountainΒ  has been a favourite amongst locals and tourists for over 40 years.Β 

The Magic Fountain of Montjiuc
Image Credit: @anatoliy.bobrov

8. Laberint D’HortaΒ 

This historical city park is located in the Horta-Guinardo district of Barcelona. Offering a romantic setting with perfect backdrop potential. One of the oldest of its kind, this park is a tranquil escape from the busy city.Β 

Laberint D'Horta
Image Credit: @catalunyaexperience




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