Best hotels near Plaça d'Espanya - Plaza Espanya, Barcelona

Best hotels near Plaça d'Espanya - Plaza España,  Barcelona

Plaça d'Espanya is a well known landmark in Barcelona. The name square is perhaps a little misleading perhaps because Plaça d'Espanya is dominated by a roundabout with 5 lanes of traffic around it, but there is a pedestrian area too.

Plaça d'Espanya is quite close to the following landmarks and concert halls: Magic Fountain, MNAC Art museum, Palau Sant Jordi arena, Sant Jordi Club and Poble Espanyol so for hotels near those venues look for hotels near Plaça d'Espanya.

Plaza España was built for the world fair called Barcelona 1929 Exposition which was at the foot of Montjuïc hill in the Sants-Montjuïc district.

Montjuic hill, sometimes called Montjuic mountain, is a 230m high hill which overlooks Barcelona from the south east of the city.

Plaza España it is a popular landmark for tourists with several tourist attractions nearby including the Magic Fountain, the MNAC art musuem and Montjuic hill. 

In recent years Plaça d'Espanya has become a popular place for tourists to stay because it is well connected and convenient for both Barcelona city center and Barcelona airport and Plaça d'Espanya has several interesting tourist attractions nearby.

One of Barcelona's most important exhibition centers called Fira Montjuic exhibition center is also by Plaça d'Espanya and a popular shopping mall in a former bull fighting ring called Arenas

Map best hotels near Plaza España

Many of the attractions near Plaza Espanya are from the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition World Fair in Barcelona on Montjuïc hill.

The world fair was attended by 20 European nations including Germany, Britain, Belgium, Denmark, France, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Romania and Switzerland. 

Some of the structures and pavillions from the Barcelona world fair are still in use today including the Spanish pavillion - which is now the Palau Nacional de Catalunya and home to the MNAC museum, the Font màgica de Montjuïc, the Teatre Grec, the Poble Espanyol Spanish Village, the Barcelona Olympic Stadium and the famous German pavillion which was designed by Bauhaus architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

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