Discover the places that made Barcelona a city of Olympic milestones. Relive the excitement of an Olympic Games that marked a watershed in the history of the Olympic movement and stroll among architectural gems such as the Palau Sant Jordi and the Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium.
Barcelona lived through a magical summer it will never forget. When the city hosted the 1992 Olympic Games, the city became the world's capital during a fortnight which will be etched forever in people's memories. The Olympic Ring on Montjuïc was the nerve centre of the festivities.
Contact details : Parc de Montjuïc, 08038, Barcelona
The Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium was built for the 1929 International Exhibition. It was refurbished for the 1992 Olympic Games and occupies a privileged place in the memories of the people of Barcelona.
Contact details : Passeig Olimpic, 15-17, 08038, Barcelona | Tel: 934 262 089 | Web: www.estadiolimpic.cat
The Olympic Games represented a major change for Barcelona. One of the buildings that heralded the city's entry into the contemporary era was the Palau Sant Jordi, a large, covered sports complex used for all kinds of sporting, recreational and cultural events.
Contact details : Passeig Olímpic, 5-7, 08038, Barcelona | Tel: 934 262 089 | Web: www.palausantjordi.cat
Barcelona's Olympic Marina has become one of the city's most popular leisure areas. Water sports, the beaches and countless restaurants serving seafood cuisine are just some of the attractions in this, the most Mediterranean part of Barcelona.
Contact details : Passeig Marítim del Port Olímpic, 08005, Barcelona | Tel: 932 259 220 | Web: www.portolimpic.es
The city's main cycle-racing track, the Velòdrom d'Horta, was built in 1984 as the host venue for the Track Cycling World Championships and was awarded the FAD Architecture Prize the same year.
Contact details : Passeig de la Vall d'Hebrón, 185-201, 08035, Barcelona | Tel: 933 012 444 | Web: www.velodrom.cat
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