Top 30 Barcelona Instagram Spots

Last Updated on June 16, 2023

Barcelona, the capital city of Spain’s Catalonia region, is a lively area with a thriving arts and culture scene. This bustling city is one of the most visited destinations in the entire country of Spain, and for good reason. World-class museums, renowned shopping and dining, and one-of-a-kind architecture are just some of the top experiences Barcelona is known for. With such a vibrant community of artists, it’s no surprise Barcelona is also home to some incredible photo spots that are sure to impress both professional and amateur photographers alike. This guide to the 30 Best Barcelona Instagram Spots will take you on a full tour of some of the best sights the city has to offer.

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Map of the Most Instagrammable Places in Barcelona

There are so many great places in Barcelona, use this map to plan your visit to snap photos at all of the best Barcelona Instagram spots!

30 Best Barcelona Instagram Spots

In no particular order, these are our favorite spots in Barcelona, perfect for making memories and creating epic photos for Instagram!

Sagrada Familia

The first of our Barcelona Instagram spots is Sagrada Familia, a massive Catholic church that has been under construction since 1882. Sagrada Familia is one of the most unique attractions in Barcelona because it holds the status as the largest unfinished Catholic church in the world! Officially designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, Sagrada Familia has since become the most-visited monument in all of Spain. The exterior of Sagrada Familia is jaw-droppingly intricate, and while there are several places you can take beautiful photos of the church, the best view is from Placa de Gaudi.

Sagrada Familia Backside Barcelona Instagram Spot
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Sagrada Familia Park View Barcelona Girl with White Dress

Location: Sagrada Familia

Cost: The cheapest standard entrance fee is €30 ($32.50 USD), however there are many ticket packages available that include the Sagrada Familia, and are a great way to save money on multiple entrance fees throughout Barcelona!

Best Time for Photos: Sunrise is the best time to photograph Sagrada Familia to ensure minimal crowds. Taking a nice Instagram photo here in the afternoon is nearly impossible.

Tips: Skip the line to get inside by purchasing advance tickets here! There are multiple photo spots from Placa de Gaudi on the northeast side of the church, as well as Placa de la Sagrada Familia on the southwest side of the church.

Casa Padua

Casa Padua is a gorgeous home that easily ranks as one of the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona. Not much is known about the history or origins of this unique building and its colorful façade, which only adds to its mysterious charm. Casa Padua is easy to recognize by its large front door painted in a vibrant red color, and the eye-catching red and green designs that cover the entire front of the building. While the inside is closed to visitors, you can take plenty of show-stopping Instagram photos of Casa Padua’s exterior from the street!

Casa Padua Green and Red House Barcelona

Location: Casa Padua

Best Time for Photos: Morning is the best time to visit Casa Padua, however this is one of the least popular Barcelona Instagram spots, so it shouldn’t be a problem to leave this one until later in the day when other spots are too busy.

Tips: Make sure to bring your wide-angle lens – or equip the wide-angle shooting mode on your phone – to capture the entire building in all its glory! Due to the narrow street that it is located on, you’re not able to get very far away from the building to easily capture it all on a normal lens.

Montjuic Cable Car

One of the top Instagram places in Barcelona that also doubles as a fun afternoon activity is Montjuic Cable Car. Located in the heart of Barcelona, Montjuic Cable Car is a gondola that takes passengers from the downtown station up to a hill overlooking the entire city. The gondola ride is a fun and unique experience in and of itself, but the views from the cable car are what really set this Barcelona photo spot apart. In particular, you’ll be able to catch some gorgeous photographs of Barcelona from above, as well as the nearby beaches. Note that the cable car ride is only 10 minutes in total – so make sure you’re ready to start shooting as soon as you hop in the gondola!

Montjuic Cable Car Barcelona Couple Instagram Photo

Location: Montjuic Cable Car

Cost: You are able to purchase tickets at the base station for €10 ($10.75 USD) one way or €15 ($16.15 USD) return. You may have to wait in a long line like we did. Alternatively, you can purchase tickets in advance online to save time and money (a 10% discount is available for online purchases!).

Best Time for Photos: There’s no bad time to hop on the gondola, though a sunny day will provide the best conditions for taking photos.

How to Get There: Take the L2 or L3 line to Parallel station and switch to the Funiculars to Parc de Montjuic. The price of the funicular is the same as a metro ticket and included in your metro card. From the top of the funicular it is a short walk out of the station to the base of the cable car.

Tips: To get the best photos along the way, try to get a cable car to yourself, however if you’re not able to the best photos from the cable cars are actually on the way down when you are on the outside of the poles, with a clearer view of the city. 

Park Guell

Park Guell is undoubtedly one of the best and most popular Instagram spots in Barcelona. With over 40 acres (16 hectares) of greenery and walking paths, Park Guell is one of the largest parks in the entire city. Park Guell is actually divided into two unique sections known as the Forest Zone and the Monumental Zone. This is so the park can better regulate the number of daily visitors (which is limited to 1,400 per hour) and ensure the historically significant sites within the Monumental Zone are properly preserved. While both areas of Park Guell are beautiful, the Monumental Zone is definitely worth a visit as long as you can be there right when it opens at 9:00 AM. In particular, the Greek Theater is one of the most popular destinations in Park Guell’s Monumental Zone, so plan to visit there first.

Location: Park Guell

Cost: Visiting the Forest Zone is free to visit, however the Monumental Visit costs €10 ($10.75 USD) for adults and €7 ($7.50 USD) for children 7-12 and seniors 65+ (children 6 and under are free).

Best Time for Photos: 9:00 AM when the park first opens is the best time to take photos before huge crowds begin to roll in.

Tips: You can buy tickets online here to skip the line when you go to visit.

Casa Batllo

Casa Batllo is another gorgeous home that is a must-visit addition to our list of the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona. Designed by renowned architect Antoni Gaudi in 1904, Casa Batllo is often considered one his most impressive pieces of work. Casa Batllo has a truly unique façade consisting of colorful tile mosaics, a rounded, dragon-like roof, and misshapen windows and arches that make the building look like something out of a fairytale. Casa Batllo was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005 and is visited by one million tourists from all over the world every year. The interior of Casa Batllo is equally whimsical and interesting as the exterior, so make sure you allot enough time to explore the entire building.

Casa Batllo Gaudi Barcelona Instagram Spot

Location: Casa Batllo

Cost: A general admission ticket is €35 ($37.65 USD) for adults, €32 ($34.40 USD) for seniors 65+, and €19 ($20.50 USD) for students and teenagers 13-17 (children under 12 are free). If you plan to visit, make sure to buy tickets in advance here.

Best Time for Photos: We recommend visiting Casa Batllo in the morning or evening, when there are fewer crowds as this location is very popular.

Tips: This is another photo spot you’ll want to shoot with a wide-angle lens or the 0.5x setting on your phone.

La Pedrera/Casa Mila

If you’re a fan of Casa Batllo, you’re sure to love La Pedrera/Casa Mila, another Gaudi design regarded as a top Instagram place in Barcelona. Built between 1906 and 1912, La Pedrera/Casa Mila was actually the last private residence of architect Gaudi before his death in 1926. In 1984, the building was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and underwent an extensive restoration process. Today, La Pedrera/Casa Mila is a prime example of Gaudi’s unique artistic style.    

Casa Mila Barcelona Rooftop

Location: La Pedrera/Casa Mila

Hours: La Pedrera/Casa Mila is open from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM Monday through Sunday.

Cost: General admission tickets to La Pedrera/Casa Mila are €25 ($26.90 USD) for adults, €19 ($20.50 USD) for students and seniors 65+, and €12.50 $13.50 USD) for children 7-12 (there is free admission for children under 6). You can also purchase tickets here to skip the lines.

Best Time for Photos: To ensure minimal crowds, plan your visit for 9:00 AM, right when the building opens. It’s best to visit nearly all of the Gaudi buildings early in the morning if you want to enjoy them with the fewest crowds and have the best chance at photos.

Tips: Make sure to pay a visit to the rooftop for the most Instagrammable views!

Barcelona Cathedral

Not to be confused with Sagrada Familia, Barcelona Cathedral is another stunning Catholic church that most will agree is a top Instagram spot in Barcelona. Construction on the church began in 1298 but wasn’t completed until 1448, though the site of the church was first consecrated as early as 1058. Barcelona Cathedral is undoubtedly one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in the city of Barcelona. While the entire church is stunning, the best place to take photos at Barcelona Cathedral is the rooftop walkway.

Rooftop at Barcelona Cathedral
Barcelona Cathedral Girl Twirling

Location: Barcelona Cathedral

Hours: You can visit Barcelona Cathedral from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM Monday through Friday and 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday (closed to tourists on Sundays).

Cost: Admission to Barcelona Cathedral is €9 ($9.70 USD). You can purchase tickets online in advance here, which also includes the extra audio-guide cost.

Best Time for Photos: You can photograph Barcelona Cathedral any time of day, but the building truly shines in the evening around sunset.

Tips: Make sure to visit the cathedral’s rooftop walkway by taking the elevator to the top and heading up the stairs where the walkway will be to your right. This is the main Barcelona Instagram spot at the Barcelona Cathedral.

Pont de Bisbe

One of the most unique Instagrammable places in Barcelona is Pont de Bisbe. Pont de Bisbe – which translates to Bishop’s Bridge – is a marble crossing that connects two buildings over a street. Pont de Bisbe can be found in one of the most picturesque and historic neighborhoods of Barcelona known as the Gothic Quarter. The ornate details on the bridge make it an eye-catching addition to Instagram photos. 

Pont de Bisbe Barcelona Instagram Spot

Location: Pont de Bisbe

Best Time for Photos: Try to visit early in the morning when there are fewer crowds. If you visit later in the day the area might be crowded, but people tend to move fast, so you will be rewarded with your patience.

Tips: For more dramatic photos of Pont de Bisbe, make sure to bring your wide-angle lens.

Carmel Bunkers – MUHBA Turo de la Rovira

The Carmel Bunkers, which are located at MUHBA Turo de la Rovira, are not only a top Instagram place in Barcelona, but also an excellent example of local history. Built in 1938, the Carmel Bunkers served as military fortifications that enabled soldiers to watch for potential enemy intruders. The bunkers are situated atop a hill overlooking the entire city of Barcelona, ensuring amazing views.      

Carmel Bunkers – MUHBA Turo de la Rovira

Location: Carmel Bunkers – MUHBA Turo de la Rovira

Best Time for Photos: The best time to take photos of the Carmel Bunkers is sunset, though this is also one of the most popular times. Consider visiting in the morning around sunrise to have the place to yourself.

How to Get There: You can take the L4 metro to Alfons X and walk up the hill or take the L3 metro to Vallcarca and the 22 Bus to Gran Vista Turó de la Rovira. From here you’ll still have to walk a bit, but it is relatively short.

Tips: Make sure to wear comfortable walking shoes so you can explore the entire area and find all the best angles.

Palau de la Musica

Palau de la Musica is a must-visit Barcelona Instagram spot first built in the early 1900s. The building was originally constructed as the home for a popular choral society, and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Palau de la Musica is a prime example of Catalan Art Nouveau architecture, and both the exterior and interior are absolutely dazzling.

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Location: Palau de la Musica

Hours: You can embark on a self-guided tour of Palau de la Musica every day of the week from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, while guided tours are available from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Cost: Self-guided tours are €16 ($17.25 USD) per person while guided tours are €20 ($21.50 USD). While there is not usually a line, tickets can be purchased in advance to save time.

Best Time for Photos: We recommend planning your visit for a weekday, right when the concert hall opens.

Tips: Make sure to check the concert schedule before visiting, as the palace is closed to the general public during these times (unless you have a concert ticket).

La Boqueria

La Boqueria is not only one of the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona, but it’s also one of the most delicious! This photo spot is a large food market home to a wide variety of vendors and stands selling all kinds of local produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, and more! La Boqueria is a super fun destination to wander around, and the best part is there’s plenty of food options if you work up an appetite.

La Boqueria Sign Barcelona

Location: La Boqueria

Hours: La Boqueria is open Monday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM.

Best Time for Photos: Try to visit earlier in the day when there are fewer crowds.

Tips: Take your Instagram photos to the next level by incorporating fruit, tapas, and other food into the photo.

Arc de Triomf

Not to be confused with the Arc de Triomphe in France, also a popular Paris Instagram spot, the Arc de Triomf is another example of a triumphant arch that ranks as a top Instagram place in Barcelona. The Arc de Triomf was built in 1888 for the Barcelona World Fair and now marks the entrance to Parc de la Ciutadella (which we’ll talk more about soon). Barcelona’s Arc de Triomf features unique red brick architecture and stands at almost 100 feet (30.5 m) tall, making it an impressive and unmistakable landmark.

Arc de Triomf Barcelona

Location: Arc de Triomf

Best Time for Photos: Try to plan your visit to Arc de Triomf early in the morning to avoid crowds, however photos can quite easily be taken here any time of day.

Tips: To capture the entire arch in your photos. For added depth to the photo, walk farther away from the arch, and have the photographer fully zoom in on the subject.

Platja de la Barceloneta

One of the best things about the city of Barcelona is it’s located directly on the beach! Platja de la Barceloneta is one of our favorite Instagrammable places in Barcelona thanks to its natural beauty. There are tons of ways to get creative taking photos on the beach, such as incorporating different angles of the water, sand, and city skyline. To put it simply: Platja de la Barceloneta is truly hard to beat!

Platja de la Barceloneta Walkway

Location: Platja de la Barcelonata

Best Time for Photos: The best time to take photos at Platja de la Barcelonata is at sunrise or sunset.

Tips: The beaches of Barcelona are well-known for being a pickpocketing hotspot, so make sure to keep a close eye on your belongings.

Casa Vicens

The next Barcelona Instagram spot on our list is Casa Vicens, which holds the distinction of being Gaudi’s first major architectural project. Casa Vicens is a prime example of Gaudi’s unique interpretation of the orientalist style that grew to popularity in the 19th-century. It’s clear that Gaudi drew influences from architecture commonly found throughout India, Persia, and Japan, though he added his own creative spin to make the building truly one-of-a-kind. Today, Casa Vicens is a must-visit spot for lovers of history, art, and architecture!

Casa Vicens Barcelona colorful building
Casa Vicens Barcelona Tiles

Location: Casa Vicens

Hours: Casa Vicens is open to visitors Monday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Cost: General admission is €18 ($19.40 USD) for adults and €16 ($17.25 USD) for students 12-25 and seniors 65+ (children 11 and under are free). You can purchase tickets to this iconic photo spot here.     

Best Time for Photos: Try to visit Casa Vicens within the first 1-2 hours of opening to ensure fewer crowds.

Tips: Make sure to visit the terrace during your time at Casa Vicens!

Parc de la Ciutadella

Parc de la Ciutadella is a top Instagram place in Barcelona that is a true oasis of water and greenery in the center of the city. Best known for its gorgeous waterfall and pond, Parc de la Ciutadella is the perfect place to unwind and take a relaxing walk to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The park is 77 acres (31 hectares) in size and contains everything from museums to a zoo and even the Parliament of Catalonia.

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Stairs at Parc de la Ciutadella
Parc de la Ciutadella Barcelona Stairs

Location: Parc de la Ciutadella

Hours: The park is officially open from 10:00AM to 10:30PM every day of the week.

Cost: As a bonus, Parc de la Ciutadella is free to visit.

Best Time for Photos: There’s no bad time of day to take photos at Parc de la Ciutadella!

Tips: If possible, plan your visit during the week to avoid crowds. Also note that the kiosks selling food and drinks in the park are somewhat overpriced. The areas around the fountain are the most popular for taking Instagram-worthy photos.

Sant Pau Recinte Modernista

Sant Pau Recinte Modernista is one of the most unique Instagrammable places in Barcelona because it’s actually a former hospital. Walking through the stunning art noveau complex, it’s hard to imagine what the grounds were like during the early 1900s when they were used to treat the sick. In 1997 Sant Pau Recinte Modernista was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status and is now considered one of the best architectural landmarks in Barcelona. 

Sant Pau Recinte Modernista Barcelona Main Entrance
Sant Pau Recinte Modernista Hall Pink Tiles Ceiling
Sant Pau Recinte Modernista Hallway

Location: Sant Pau Recinte Modernista

Hours: The museum is open from 10:00AM to 6:00PM every day of the week.

Cost: Sant Pau Recinte Modernista costs €16 ($17.25 USD) to visit. You are also able to reserve tickets online ahead of time to skip the lines.

Best Time for Photos: One of the great things about Sant Pau Recinte Modernista is it’s not as busy as other attractions in Barcelona, though we still recommend visiting during the morning or evening hours.

Tips: One of the most striking features of Sant Pau Recinte Modernista is the pink entrance hall which is best photographed with a wide-angle lens or the 0.5x setting on your phone to capture the stunning ceiling.

El Born Neighborhood

Located between the Gothic Quarter and Parc de la Ciutadella you can find our next Barcelona Instagram spot: El Born neighborhood. The El Born area of Barcelona is best known for its history and architecture, though it’s also popular for dining, shopping, art, music, and much more. You’ll truly feel as though you’ve stepped back in time as you wander through the narrow streets and take in views of 19th-century shops and homes. El Born is the perfect Barcelona afternoon activity if you’re in the mood to explore and snap photos as you go.

El Born Neighborhood Barcelona

Location: El Born Neighborhood

Best Time for Photos: You can photograph the El Born Neighborhood any time of day, but the area does get busy later in the day.

Tips: Art-lovers should make sure to take a detour to the Picasso Museum which is located in this neighborhood!

Allada Vermell

We consider Allada Vermell, the next Instagram place in Barcelona on our list, to be one of best hidden gems in the entire city. Also known as Barcelona’s “plant house,” Allada Vermell is a picturesque house with an entire wall covered in potted plants! Allada Vermell is a super charming spot to take Instagram photos, and it tends to be much less crowded than other attractions in Barcelona.

Allada Vermell Barcelona Instagram Spots

Location: Allada Vermell

Best Time for Photos: There’s no bad time to pay a visit to Allada Vermell!

Tips: Don’t be afraid to play around with angles and perspectives to capture a variety of photos.

Placa Reial

While there are a lot of public squares throughout the city that could be considered the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona, Placa Reial is easily one of our top choices. Placa Reial – which translates to Royal Plaza – is a classic Spanish city square featuring beautiful 19th-century architecture and palm trees. Placa Reial is especially popular at night thanks to the numerous bars and nightclubs located throughout the square.

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Location: Placa Reial

Best Time for Photos: For fewer crowds, morning is the best time to visit, but late afternoon provides a great opportunity to capture photos of the typical Spanish lifestyle.

Tips: The size of the square, beautiful architecture, and the palm trees, give you lots of flexibility to take a variety of photos, so take your time exploring!

W Barcelona Hotel

The W Barcelona Hotel is one Instagram spot in Barcelona that you really can’t miss. Situated right along the beach, the W Barcelona Hotel is a striking piece of architecture with a distinct curved shape and plenty of glass to allow gorgeous views of the ocean. Even if you aren’t able to stay at the hotel during your trip, it’s definitely worth an evening visit.

W Hotel Barcelona Photo Spot

Location: W Barcelona Hotel

Best Time for Photos: Since the hotel contains lots of glass, golden hour is an especially beautiful time of day for photographs to capture reflections.

Tips: One of the highlights of the W Barcelona Hotel is the rooftop bar. Stop by to enjoy a drink and admire the beachfront views!

Mount Tibidabo

Rising almost 1,700 feet (518 m) above the city of Barcelona you can find our next top Instagram place in Barcelona, Mount Tibidabo. Mount Tibidabo overlooks the entire city of Barcelona, offering sweeping views of downtown, the beaches, and the ocean beyond. At the summit of Mount Tibidabo you can also find a gorgeous church and even an amusement park! Mount Tibidabo is the perfect destination to take amazing photos of Barcelona from above.

Mount Tibidabo Girl with Dress
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Location: Mount Tibidabo

Cost: Mount Tibidabo itself is free to visit, though there are admission fees to the amusement park at the top as well as the viewing platform at Tibidabo Cathedral. The funicular costs €12 ($13 USD).

Best Time for Photos: Any time of day is great to photograph Barcelona from Mount Tibidabo.

Tips: The ground level of Tibidabo Cathedral is free to visit and we highly recommend taking the time to pop inside and look around.

Ayre Hotel Rosellon Rooftop Bar

A list of the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona would be incomplete without the Ayre Hotel Rosellon Rooftop Bar. The Ayre Hotel Rosellon itself is a beautiful, modern building, but the true highlight of the hotel is the rooftop bar that directly overlooks Sagrada Familia. The views from the Ayre Hotel Rosellon rooftop bar are truly hard to beat, making this a must-visit spot.

Location: Ayre Hotel Rosellon Rooftop Bar

Hours: The rooftop terrace is open from 1:30PM to 9:00PM every day of the week.

Best Time for Photos: Plan your visit around sunset for gorgeous golden light.

Tips: Arrive a bit before sunset to secure a table with a view and enjoy some drinks. Reservations here are notoriously difficult to get, so your best bet is to arrive during the week, and off-season to have a greater chance of being able to dine with a view of the Sagrada Familia.

Hotel Colon Barcelona

Hotel Colon Barcelona is another Barcelona Instagram spot we recommend visiting thanks to its stunning rooftop views. Located in the heart of downtown Barcelona, Hotel Colon is the perfect place to capture photos of Barcelona Cathedral. There’s nothing quite like sipping on a cocktail as you enjoy a view of one of the city’s most beautiful pieces of architecture. As a bonus, there’s even a rooftop pool located atop Hotel Colon!

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Hotel Colon Terrace Barcelona Drinks

Location: Hotel Colon Barcelona

Best Time for Photos: Sunset is the best time to photograph the views of Barcelona Cathedral from Hotel Colon!

Tips: As there are no reservations it is first-come, first-served. The earlier you arrive the better, but you can also move tables if you find that a better spot opens up while you are visiting.

Ugot Bruncherie

Ugot Bruncherie is the perfect Instagram place in Barcelona to enjoy a delicious brunch in an adorable setting. Ugot Bruncherie has a charming vintage aesthetic that is reflected in everything from the décor to the ordering counter and the pink flamingo wallpaper! Of course, the food at Ugot Bruncherie is super yummy as well, making it the perfect place to start your day.

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Ugot Shakshuka and Eggs Brunch Barcelona Instagram

Location: Ugot Bruncherie

Hours: The restaurant is open from 9:00AM to 4:30PM every day.

Best Time for Photos: The best time to visit Ugot Bruncherie is early in the morning or later in the afternoon, outside of peak dining hours.

Tips: The eggs benedict and the shakshuka dishes are especially delicious!

Elisa Gelateria

Anyone with a sweet tooth is sure to love Elisa Gelateria, the next destination on our list of the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona. While there are several locations throughout Barcelona, the Elisa Gelateria on Via del Pastini is especially great for snapping some Instagram photos. The gelato shop is small but super adorable and the gelato is incredibly tasty as well!

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Location: Elisa Gelateria (Via del Pastini location)

Best Time for Photos: We recommend visiting before noon so there are minimal crowds.

Tips: While Elisa Gelateria is a very aesthetic gelato shop, there are better-priced options elsewhere throughout the city.

EatMyTrip Brunch & Bakery

This next Barcelona Instagram spot, EatMyTrip Brunch & Bakery, is considered one of the best and most over-the-top restaurants in the city! EatMyTrip is known for its extravagant brunches and gorgeous baked goods that range from sweet to savory. All of the food at EatMyTrip is truly delicious, and the restaurant itself is a great place to snap some Instagram photos as well. For one of the most unique and Instagrammable dining experiences in Barcelona, you can’t miss EatMyTrip!

EatMyTrip Barcelona Interior

Location: EatMyTrip Brunch & Bakery

Best Time for Photos: This is one photo spot you’ll want to visit early to ensure you get a great table.

Tips: Whatever you do, make sure to order the famous Pancake Party dish which is topped with a cotton candy tower!

Magical Fountain at Montjuic Castle

This huge fountain was built in preparation for 1929 Barcelona International Exposition, the second World’s Fair to be hosted in the city. The magical quality of the fountain is the result of over 700 gallons (2,650 L) of water being directed through thousands of jets to create a stunning water display. The tallest spout of water shoots almost 170 feet (52 m) into the air, and performances are often synced with popular rock, pop, classical, and film music.

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Location: Magical Fountain at Montjuic Castle

Best Time for Photos: Plan your visit for early in the morning to avoid crowds.

Tips: Make sure to check the Magic Fountain website to ensure the fountain isn’t undergoing maintenance, or is temporarily closed due to the need to conserve water.

Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

This stunning museum was constructed for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition, just like the fountain nearby. It is located on the top of a hill with sweeping views of Barcelona. Inside, this museum not only boasts impressive architecture itself, but the museum collections distinctly focus on Catalan art, as well as rotating exhibitions throughout the year.

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya Barcelona

Location: Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

Cost: Basic admission to enter the building, which allows you to view the rooftop and the general building spaces is just €2 ($2.15 USD). The entrance fee per adult to see the museum collections is €12 ($13 USD). Children are free, and there are also many other discounts available for various groups.

Best Time for Photos: The sculpture doesn’t look the best in harsh, direct sunlight, so try to visit during blue or golden hour instead.

Tips: Remember to keep your personal belongings close to avoid being pickpocketed.

Eixampeling Café

Brunch-lovers will want to ensure a visit to the next Barcelona Instagram spot on our list, Eixampeling Café. It is a whimsical and vibrant café full of colorful décor, fresh flowers, and some amazing food as well. If you’re looking to add a pop of color to your Barcelona Instagram photos, Eixampeling Café is the perfect backdrop. The café is known for its colorful milkshakes, so make sure you arrive with room for dessert!

Eixampeling Café Barcelone Brunch
Eixampeling Café Barcelone Brunch Milkshake

Location: Eixampeling Café

Best Time for Photos: Plan to visit this Barcelona Instagram spot early in the morning.

Tips: Eixampeling Café doesn’t take reservations so you’ll want to arrive right at opening to snag a table.

Parc del Laberint d’Horta

Last, but certainly not least, on our list of the top Instagram places in Barcelona is Parc del Laberint d’Horta. This park has an incredibly rich history, with construction on the garden first beginning in the late 1700s. The park’s name, which translates to “Park of the Labyrinth of Horta,” comes from the visually-stunning hedge maze located on the park’s lower terrace. Parc del Laberint d’Horta has a relaxing, almost mystical atmosphere that makes it the perfect location to snap some dreamy photos for Instagram.

Location: Parc del Laberint d’Horta

Best Time for Photos: For minimal crowds and gorgeous golden light, we recommend visiting early in the morning or later in the evening.

Tips: Admission is free on Wednesdays and Sundays!

30 Best Barcelona Instagram Spots Summary

There’s so much to see and do throughout the city of Barcelona that it can feel overwhelming trying to find the best and most beautiful photo spots. This guide to the 30 Best Barcelona Instagram Spots is perfect for both first-time and returning visitors to Barcelona who want to snap some eye-catching and unique photos. Whether you love architecture, history, art, or delicious food, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy in Barcelona! Make sure to save this list for your next trip to Barcelona, and let us know in the comments if we missed your favorite Barcelona Instagram spot.

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