Pictures Tibidabo hill Barcelona

Pictures Tibidabo amusement park Barcelona

Tibidabo funfiar is a popular attraction in Barcelona where you can enjoy stunning views of Barcelona and wonderful traditional fun fair rides like roller coasters and ferris wheels. Tibidabo has many fun fairground rides to choose from and the park often arranges special events for families and children including charity events. See how to get to Tibidabo funfair 

Tibidabo Barcelona

About Parc d'Atracciones Tibidabo
About Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor

Parc d'Atracciones Tibidabo - Tibidabo Amusement Park in Barcelona is a lovely vintage amusement park that was built and owned by chemist Salvador Andreu in 1899 to 1901. It opened on 29th October 1901 and is one of the oldest operating funfairs in the world with many original rides still operating. Tibidabo 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

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 on Tibidabo 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. It is a replica of the first aeroplane to fly between Barcelona and Madrid.

Tibidabo amusement park

Tibidabo hill has the best views of Barcelona from the north-west of the city. Tibidabo is 512 metres (1,680 ft) high making it the tallest mountain in the Serra de Collserola hill range. 

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 bronze stature of the Sacred Heart. It was made by Josep Miret in 1950 to replace the original by Frederic Marès in 1935, which was destroyed in 1936.

Barcelona - Tibidabo - Statue of Jesus

The old ferris wheel at Tibidabo fun fair. The Tibidabo ferris wheel "Panoramic" in the picture below (ferris wheel is called a "noria" in Spanish)(  is from 1983 and was dismantled in 2011 and replaced with a new one ifn 2014

Barcelona - Tibidabo - Amusement park

Barcelona - Tibidabo - Amusement park

Vintage carousel from early 20th century at Tibidabo funfair

Barcelona - Tibidabo fairground

The first chapel of Sagrat Cor on Tibidabo hill is still on one side of the present basilica church

Barcelona - Tibidabo - original chapel

Barcelona - Tibidabo - Original Chapel

Sunrise Barcelona

Views from Tibidabo of Barcelona's Eixample district and gothic area

Views of Barcelona

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Address Tibidabo Amusement Park

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015 21:04
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