Where are you going?
Or, let us surprise youSpin the Globe ®

Monastery of Pedralbes

Baixada del Monestir, 9, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
| +34 932 56 34 34
Plane loader
Animated dots
Monastery of Pedralbes Barcelona  Spain
Monastery of Pedralbes Barcelona  Spain
Monastery of Pedralbes Barcelona  Spain
Monastery of Pedralbes Barcelona  Spain

More info

Tue - Sun 10am - 6:30pm

Monastery of Pedralbes

This Gothic monastery houses collections from Barcelona's City History Museum, but if you've got only an hour or so, skip the exhibits in favor of a walk around. Founded by King James II of Aragon in 1326, the monastery (or monestir in Catalan) is a welcome oasis after time spent in Barcelona's hectic city center. Three floors of cloisters frame a beautiful garden crowded with orange trees and palms. In their shade, watch goldfish swim through the green waters of the garden's central fountain. If you've got a bit more time, don't miss the 14th-century stained-glass windows in the chancel. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, October through March; they're extended to 5 p.m. from April through September. Sundays, the monastery is open until 8 p.m., and admission is free after 3 p.m. Get there via FGC, L6; stop: Reina Elisenda.