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Anella Olímpica


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West Route Orange

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9 - 13 min
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7 points of interest
Location: Carrer l'Estadi, 48, 08038 Barcelona

The Olympic area of Montjuïc was the focal point and main sporting area of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. In this area, which is interconnected by means of squares and stairs we find the two main sports facilities: theOlympic Stadium and the Palau Sant Jordi, nearby are the Bernat PicornellOlympic swimming pools, where the swimming and water polo events wereheld. The Olympic Stadium is a restored building that originally dated back to 1929 and which only the façade remains, but the interior being fullyrefurnished. The Stadium was home of the opening and closing ceremonies. The athletic events also took place there. The Palau Sant Jordi which was design by the Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, was the venue for gymnasticsand volley ball among other Olympic events. Nearby, we find the Calatrava Tower, which was designed by renowned architect Santiago Calatrava