The first stone of the castle on Montjuic’s hill, was laid in 1640. For many years symbol of terror as a prison and prisoners torture centre. No longer as military use, today the castle houses a military museum displaying ancient weaponary and a statue of Franco.

Where is Castell Militar

Castell Militar is located on the hill of Montjuic (170 mts). From there will see amazing views 360º of the city center, also de port and the Mediterranean sea.

Barcelona’s view from the castle

How to get there

You can access to Museu Militar de Montjuic in different ways.

By Metro:
L3 and stop in Plaza Espanya. From there catch bus 150 and get off Castell. (to save money buy T10 ticket)

Cable Car:
Take Montjuic funicular train to connects the city of Barcelona with Montjuic hill by cable car in Paral.lel station L2 – L3.

Montjuic Castell Militar prices

General admission: 5 EUR
Reduced admission fee: 3 EUR
Free admission: Sundays after 3pm and every first Sunday of the month.

More info Castell de Montjuic


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