Tower of Telecommunications in Montjuic
The Tower of Telecommunications was designed by architect Santiago Calatrava. It was built for the Olympic Games in Barcelona in 1992 for the telephone company Telefónica. The tower is also known as the 'Telefónica Tower' or 'Calatrava Tower'.
The orientation of the tower makes it act as a sundial, projecting the shadow of its hand on the Plaza de Europa. It is now a symbol of Barcelona and another attraction for tourists visiting the city.
You can find more information on Wikipedia.
Lines 1 and 3 stop at station Plaza España from where you can easily access the Tower of Telecommunications.
Line 55 stops at the National Art Museum of Catalonia from where you can easily access the Tower of Telecommunications.
The touristic bus also stops at the National Art Museum of Catalonia.
See more of Montjuic: National Palace of Montjuic | Magic Fountain | National Art Museum of Catalonia | Poble Espanyol | Tower of Telecommunications | Caixa Forum | Palau Sant Jordi | Castle of Montjuic | Olympic Stadium | Greek Theatre | Pabellón Alemán
Montjuic Transport: Teleférico de Montjuic | Funicular de Montjuic
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