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Parc Joan Miro large sculptures named after Surealist painter

Modern Park with children's play area, public library and sculptures that was founded in 1979 on the site of the city's former municipal slaughterhouse.

Updated: Sep 15, 2021

by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

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About Parc Joan Miro large sculptures named after Surealist painter

Parc Joan Miro occupies four city blocks behind Las Arenas shopping centre and is named after surealist painter Joan Miro. It was formerly known as Parque del Matadero because it housed the old city slaughterhouse, most likely due to the bull ring being so near.

The modern park was inaugurated on 12th of May 1983 and was remodelled in 2006 to include an underground parking and parks and gardens maintenance centre. The side facing onto Calle Tarragona has a sculpture called Mujer y Pajaro (woman and parrot) by Joan Miro

The park is not grass but mostly sand with many palm trees, a childs play area and an enclosed dog area. There is also a basketball court and ping pong tables. On the side facing Calle Villamara there is a public library.

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Visiting Parc Joan Miro large sculptures named after Surealist painter

The park is open generally during daylight hours opening till 22h in the summer and 21h in the winter.

Summary of Prices

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Adult Zone 1 T-casual FREE Child T-familiar FREE Notes Open till 23h every day.

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Getting to Parc Joan Miro large sculptures named after Surealist painter

Address: Carrer de Arago 2, Barcelona. 08015

Nearest TMB METRO is Plaza Espana on green (L3) or Red (L1) lines or Tarragona on L3 (green) line.

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La Modelo to Las Arenas area map

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Metro Map Parc Joan Miro

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Wikiloc Trail for Parc Joan Miro large sculptures named after Surealist painter

BCN07 - La Modelo Prison - Parc Joan Miro - Arenas Shopping Centre

City walk in Barclona in the Eixampla Right area passing via La Modelo former prison museum, Park Joan Miro and Arenas former bull ring shopping complex at plaza Espana.

Distance: 4.41 Km

Difficulty: Easy

Return Travel Fare: T-Casual Zone 1

Transport Network: Barcelona Metro

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