8 Top Instagrammable Places in Barcelona

Last Updated: August 6, 2019

Are you coming to Barcelona and looking for incredible spots to amaze your Instagram followers? The city offers plenty of stunning picture opportunities.

Ready to fill your instagram feed with splendid photographs that will have friends back home jealous? You will need to know where to go first!

There’s no question that Barcelona is one of the most stunning cities in the world. There are so many breath-taking photo spots it will make you dizzy.

In order to help you make the most of your time here in Barcelona, Rodamon Hostels is going give you the top 8 Instagrammable spots chosen by our team.

We got your back! We’ve even provided directions to each hotspot and traveller tips to help you get the most of each spot…you can thank us later 😉

1. Bunkers del Carmel

The Bunkers (also known as El Turó de la Rovira) is one of Barcelona ‘s most Instagrammable places.

The sun going down behind the mountains and the 360° view of Barcelona is the perfect setting to gain a lot of likes on Instagram. Enjoy this beautiful landmark and don’t forget your camera!

Aside from being one of the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona, it’s also one of the most picturesque; with views of Barcelona’s famous landmarks, such as the Sagrada Familia and even the shoreline!

TRAVELLER TIP #1: Arrive at the Bunkers del Carmel at least an hour before sunset.

One of the most well known and beautiful spots in the city for taking in the sunset. In the event that you arrive exactly at sunset, you may miss out on having a perfect spot to sit, drink and take your Instagram photos.

TRAVELLER TIP #2: Bring refreshments & snacks.

It’s a journey to the top; keep yourself hydrated and prevent yourself from becoming a hangry monster.

Get directions to Bunkers del Carmel

2. La Barceloneta

The second most Instagrammable place in Barcelona is the most popular beach in town. Let the boardwalk full of palm trees and the sandy beaches of Barceloneta inspire you!

If you are morning person, you can even relax on the empty seaside and take your best photos at the crack of the dawn before the crowds arrive. Not only is it one of Barcelona’s most Instagrammable places, it is also a vibrant and exciting spot full of mouthwatering food and drinks.

Get directions to La Barceloneta

3. Parc del Laberint d’Horta

Situated in Horta neighbourhood is Horta’s Labyrinth Park or Laberint d’Horta Park. It’s one of Barcelona’s most Instagrammable places and is also one of the most romantic and suggestive yard’s of the city.

Get lost in a walk to remember through this incredible and majestic 18th-century style garden. Delightful stone staircases lead to a raised terrace from which you can Instagram the maze from above.

Remember to take plenty of photos of the labyrinth, statues and fountain!

Get directions to Laberint d’Horta Park

4. Ciutadella Park and Park Güell

Your Instagram adventure will be incomplete without pictures of Ciutadella Park and Park Güell.

Ciutadella Park is located in the real center of the city and it is one of Barcelona’s most Instagrammable places. Rent a boat and paddle around the lake and get your camera’s out for the god-like fountains.

Park Güell is, without a doubt, one of the most stunning parks in the world! Satisfy your followers with its modernist architecture and thriving vegetation! (If you are lucky you can even see some colourful parrots flying around the trees).

Some excellent spots in Park Güell includes the Dragon Stairway, Sala Hipòstila rooftops and breathtaking views of Barcelona from Mirador Virolai.

Get directions to Ciutadella Park and Park Güell

5. MACBA Square

What is a trip to Barcelona without posting a picture of skaters? La “Plaza del MACBA” is the right place to find them.

In front of the Contemporary Art Museum, a lot of skaters meet here every day, trying their tricks in this modern square. Just be careful not to be in their way!

Get directions to MACBA Square

6. Nevermind

On the subject of skaters, after visiting the MACBA, why not chill out and have a beer at the Nevermind Pub?

Situated really close to the Square, the underground environment and the integrated half-pipe design makes this bar the perfect place for a likable Instagram post.

You’ll love this spot if you’re into Grunge music, skateboards, videos, shooters, frosty beer and good vibes.

Even if you’re not into grunge music and skateboards, Nevermind Pub has gotta be one of the most unique bars in the world and definitely worth checking out!

Get directions to Nevermind

7. Carrer del Bisbe

Absolutely the most famous spot of the Gothic Quarter. Pose in front of the neo-gothic bridge in this narrow street and dazzle all your followers!

The Gothic Quarter of Barcelona is a wonderful region featuring grungy architecture with an intriguing vibe.

In the event that you want to snap one of the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona, check out the Carrer del Bisbe.

TRAVELLER TIP: To get a photo without the crowds, try to snap a photo early in the morning.

Get directions to Carrer del Bisbe

8. Magic Fountain

Las Vegas doesn’t hold a candle to this amazing show. One of Barcelona’s most Instagrammable places is during the magic fountain show.

Take your perfect picture when the dazzling lights, colors, music and water acrobatics combine to create an absolute masterpiece! Let the colourful game of light and water inspire you in the beautiful Plaza de España.

It is quite the sight to behold, which naturally draws crowds of people, so come early to get a good photo spot.

TRAVELLER TIP: The show is closed from January to February.

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Looking for more ideas for your next trip to Barcelona? Check out our excursions or get in touch with us!