Montjuïc Castle is an imposing castle that dominates the city since 1640. It was primarily used to repress the people for two centuries. Repression of the anarchists in the XIX century and prison for the political prisoners under Franco. In 1940 Lluis Companys was executed here. He was the president of the Generalitat of Catalonia. Nowadays is the only place in the city where you can see a statue of Franco. It also shelters a military museum.
Montjuïc Castle - Castell de MontjuïcAvinguda del Castell, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
Area: Sants / Montjuïc
Website: Castell de Montjuïc - Barcelona
Opening hours: From 1st Octobre to 31st March opened from Monday to Sunday from 9am to 7pm / 1st April to 30th Septmebre opened from Monday to Sunday from 9am to 9pm
Phone: 00.34.93 329 86 53
Metro/Bus: Bus: 193
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