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Summary for Montjuic Olympic Stadium

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"Montjuic Olympic Stadium"

Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys built by architect Pere Domenech i Roura for the 1929 world Exhibition and extensively remodelled for the 1992 Olympics.

Address: Passeig Olimpic 15-17, Barcelona. 08038

Summary of prices for Montjuic Olympic Stadium

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual Free
Child Free
Group/Family Ticket:
Notes: Free entry as viewpoint. See website for events.
Free day:

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About Montjuic Olympic Stadium

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Known as Estadio Olimpico de Lluis Companys, designed by architect Pere Domanech i Roura for the 1929 Universal Exposition. The second-largest stadium in the world at the time, it was designed for the 1936 Olympic Games, but due to the Spanish Civil War never took place there and the stadium fell into disuse.

The stadium was extensively remodeled for the 1992 Olympic Games with only the facade being preserved. It was named the Montjuic Lluis Companys Stadium after the former Catalan President who was executed by Francoist forces in Castle Montjuic.

The Olympic stadium was the former home of Espanyol Footbal team until they moved to the new stadium in Cornella de Llobregat.

There are 4 Nearby Attractions

"Museu Olimpic Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch"

Museu Olimpic Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch

2007 Museum dedicated to sport & 1992 Olympic games. Museum houses many sports exhibits, old and modern, and has an interactive zone on the lower floor.
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Updated: Sep 20, 2021
"Teatre Grec"

Teatre Grec

Former quarry converted for 1929 International Exhibition by Ramon Reventos. Used for plays and dance by Festival Grec de Barcelona in summer. Space for yoga classes.
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Updated: Sep 20, 2021
"Palau Sant Jordi"

Palau Sant Jordi

By Japanese architect Arata Isozaki and opened in 1990 for the 1992 Olympics as the largest indoor arena in Spain. Today it is predominantly a live concert venue.
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Updated: Sep 20, 2021
"Historic Sensorial Botanical Garden"

Historic Sensorial Botanical Garden

A small garden nestled in the hollows of two disused quarry pits situated on the shady side of Montjuic behind MNAC.
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Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Visiting Montjuic Olympic Stadium

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It is possible to visit the interior of the staduim. It is not possible to walk all the way round the grand stand but you can go inside via the main enterance for free and see the stadium. Check the website for opening hours.

Montjuic Olympic Stadium Tourist visits

Summer: 08:00h to 20:00h.

Winter: 10:00h to 18:00h.

Note: When there are events in the stadium this may affect the opening of the tourist visiting section.

Behind the main outdoor arena is a smaller hall called sala Sant Jordi whch hosts rock concerts. I have seen Gary Moore, Deep purple and Motorhead here.

The stadium today hosts the large summer rock concerts.

Getting To Montjuic Olympic Stadium

Montjuic Olympic Stadium can be reached by walking 2km from Plaza Espana TMB Metro on the green (L3) and red (L2) lines, or from TMB Metro Foc on the light blue (L10) line. Nearer is the Montjuic TMB Funicular station and the 150 bus from plaza espana stops outside the stadium.

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