Best hotels near Plaça d'Espanya - Plaza Espanya, Barcelona

Best hotels near Plaça d'Espanya - Plaza España,  Barcelona


Plaça d'Espanya is a well known landmark in Barcelona. The name square is perhaps a little misleading perhaps because Plaça d'Espanya is dominated by a roundabout with 5 lanes of traffic around it, but there is a pedestrian area too.

Plaça d'Espanya is quite close to the following landmarks and concert halls: Magic Fountain, MNAC Art museum, Palau Sant Jordi arena, Sant Jordi Club and Poble Espanyol so for hotels near those venues look for hotels near Plaça d'Espanya.

It was built for the world fair called Barcelona 1929 Exposition which was held at the foot of Montjuïc hill, in the Sants-Montjuïc district.

Today it is a popular landmark for tourists and in the last few years has become a popular place for tourists because it is well connected and convenient for both the city center and the airport and it has several interesting tourist attractions nearby.

One of Barcelona's most important exhibition centers called Fira Montjuic exhibition center is also by Plaza España.

Map best hotels near Plaza España




Many of the attractions near Plaza Espanya are from the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition World Fair in Barcelona on Montjuïc hill. The world fair was attended by 20 European nations including Germany, Britain, Belgium, Denmark, France, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Romania and Switzerland. 

Some of the structures and pavillions from the Barcelona world fair are still in use today including the Spanish pavillion now the Palau Nacional de Catalunya, the Font màgica de Montjuïc, the Teatre Grec, the Poble Espanyol Spanish Village, the Barcelona Olympic Stadium and the famous German pavillion designed by Bauhaus architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2019 11:24