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Barcelona Botanical Gardens - Barcelona Jardí Botànic

Visit the botanical garden of Barcelona at Montjuïc hill to discover the Bonsai collection & Flowering plants and trees in spring

Updated: May 21, 2024 by: Barcelona Travel Hacks Views: 2.1k

About Montjuïc Botanical Gardens

The Botanical gardens, Barcelona, Jardí Botànic are situated on a mild slope of the Montjuïc Park, and contains plants from five regions of the world that have a Mediterranean climate (Australia, Chile, California, South Africa and the Mediterranean).

The Montjuïc Botanical Garden is part of the Barcelona Natural Sciences Museums, Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, And the purpose of the Botanical garden is the conservation and display of collections of Mediterranean plants from all over the world.

The botanical gardens have about 1,500 different species of plants and trees. The garden of the Jardí Botànic offers a view of the city of Barcelona.

Note: The Montjuïc botanical garden should not be confused with the Montjuïc Historic Sensorial Botanical Garden behind MNAC. These are separate gardens in an abandoned quarry.

Montjuïc Botanical Gardens History

The Montjuïc Botanical Garden was inaugurated in 1999. I first visited the garden in 2006 and since then the plants and trees have become well established and grown considerably. The images in the gallery are from a couple of years ago in Spring.

Before this plot of land became a Botanical garden it was, up until the 80s a small town of squatter shacks until the residents were evicted before the reconstruction of the Olympic Stadium. All that remains of this town is the street named Can Valero which borders the Botanical Garden.

Visiting Montjuïc Botanical Gardens

This is a great place to take a book and wander round finding a quiet spot to relax and read, once you have finished exploring all the different types of plants and flowers.

The Best time to Visit Montjuïc Botanical Gardens is in Spring when all the plants are in flower.

Montjuïc Botanical Gardens Tickets

Adult entry costs 5.00 euros with discounts for seniors, students and children. Tickets can be purchesed through the Botanical gardens Website.

If you are planning to visit multiple museums and attractions during your vist to Barcelona, Consider the Barcelona Card which has 25 museums and attractions included in the bundle, including the Montjuïc Botanical Gardens.

Montjuïc Botanical Gardens Combined Ticket options

What to take with you for Montjuïc Botanical Gardens

Montjuïc Botanical garden visits can be accessed step free with all paths being connected via ramps between the terraced levels of the garden.

No other access restrictions are in force.

There is bicycle anchorage outside the entrance to Montjuïc Botanical gardens.

I would recommend taking a bottle of water because the gardens are large and there is no cafeteria inside the enclosure.

Summary of Prices

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Adult Zone 1 T-casual € 5.00 16-29 years, Over 65, 2.50 Euros Child T-familiar FREE Under 16 YearsGroup/Family Ticket? 10+ People - See Website.Notes Combined Montjuic castle ticket available for 7.00 Euros.Free Entry? 1st Sunday of every month, Every Sunday from 15:00h, 12th & 13th February, 18th May & 24th September

Getting to Montjuïc Botanical Gardens

Address: Carrer Doctor Font I Quer S/N, Barcelona. 08038

Montjuïc Botanical Gardens can be reached by bus or by walking.

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