Park of the Citadel

Interesting
Felipe V initiated the construction of the Citadel in 1715. Deemed a symbol of repression, it was demolished in the name of Catalan nationalism in the 19C. A public par was built on the site instead. The approach to the park, the Passeig de Lluís Companys, is a long avenue, which takes you down from the town-centre to within the park enclosure. It runs straight to the park entrance, marked by the Triumphal Arch, which was the symbolic access point for the World Fair of 1888.

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Nearby tourist attractions

Hivernacle i Umbracle
Hivernacle i Umbracle
These two greenhouses, the Hivernacle is
60 minutes
Waterfall of Ciutadella Park
Waterfall of Ciutadella Park
This giant waterfall, in front of which
Palais Berenguer d'Aguilar
Palais Berenguer d'Aguilar
This superb residence modified in the 15
15 minutes
Castell dels Tres Dragons
Castell dels Tres Dragons
This imposing Neo-Gothic style edifice
30 minutes
Zoological Park
Zoological Park
The zoo covers a good half of Ciutadella
90 minutes
Plaça de Armes
Plaça de Armes
The centre of Ciutadella park harbours
15 minutes
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Hivernacle i Umbracle
Hivernacle i Umbracle
These two greenhouses, the Hivernacle is
60 minutes
Waterfall of Ciutadella Park
Waterfall of Ciutadella Park
This giant waterfall, in front of which
Zoological Park
Zoological Park
The zoo covers a good half of Ciutadella
90 minutes
See all