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Parc d'Atracciones Tibidabo - Tibidabo Amusement Park in Barcelona is a lovely old amusement park that was built in 1899 to 1901 and opened on 29th October 1901 by chemist Salvador Andreu. It is located on top of Tibidabo hill that overlooks Barcelona at 512 above sea level and is part of the Collserola range of hills. Behind Tibidabo to the east is a large natural park called Collserola park.  Tibidabo is a major attraction in Barcelona where you can enjoy stunning views of Barcelona and wonderful traditional fun fair rides like the roller coaster, roundabout and more.

Church Tibidabo Sagrat Cor

Tibidabo has always been famous in Barcelona, but it became world famous, when it was used as a location a few years ago by Woody Allen's hit movie "Vicky Cristina Barcelona."
When you are in Barcelona you might have notice church on Tibidabo hill overlooking Barcelona, especially at night when it is lit up and can be seen from anywhere in the city. The church is called the Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor - the "Expiatory Temple of the Sacred Heart." It was built by Catalan architecht Enric Sagnier who started the construction in 1902. It not completed until 1961 by his son Josep Maria Sagnier i Vidal

The old red Avió plane ride is one of Tibidabo's most iconic rides and has been in the air since 1928.

Tibidabo amusement park

Some of the best views of Barcelona can be seen from Tibidabo hill

Views of Barcelona from Tibidabo

L'Observatori Fabra - Fabra Observatory

Fabra Observatory Tibidabo

Sacred Heart of Jesus church Tibidabo

The Sacrat Cor church is crowned by a scuñpture of Jesus Christ

Barcelona - Tibidabo - Statue of Jesus

The old ferris wheel at Tibidabo fun fair

Barcelona - Tibidabo - Amusement park

Tibidabo has many fun fairground rides to choose from and the park often arranges special events for families and children including charity events. Visit the
Tibidabo website for event and ticket information. The Tibidabo ferris wheel "Panoramic" in the picture below - called a "noria" in Spanish -  is from 1983 and was dismantled in 2011. A new one will be operational in 2014

Barcelona - Tibidabo - Amusement park

Vintage carousel from early 20th century at Tibidabo

Barcelona - Tibidabo fairground

The original chapel of Sagrat Cor can still be seen on one side of the church

Barcelona - Tibidabo - original chapel

Barcelona - Tibidabo - Original Chapel

Sunrise over Badalona seen from Tibidabo hill

Sunrise Barcelona

Views from Tibidabo of Eixample district and Ciutat Vella areas of Barcelona

Views of Barcelona

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