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Parc de la Ciutadella:

Parc de la Ciutadella

Ciudadela Park is one of the most extensive parks in Barcelona. It was built on the former site of the fortress raised by Phillip V to control the Catalans from the west (Ciutadella) and the east (Montjuic) after their definitive defeat in 1714. Built to resemble Luxembourg Park in Paris, it contains the Barcelona Zoo as well as various constructions that survive from the old fortress such as the former arsenal, which today serves as the seat of Parliament of Catalonia. Don't leave without visiting the lake and waterfall. If you exit through the main entrance and walk up Passeig de Lluis Companys, you'll come to the Arc de Triunf, the main entrance to the 1888 Barcelona World's Fair. 

Metro Barceloneta (L4), Arc de Triomf (L1) and Ciutadella-Villa Olímpica (L4). There is also a Bus Turistic stop.