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The best of Barcelona's Sants-Montjuïc district

Sants-Montjuïc, situated in the southwest of Barcelona, ​​is one of the most iconic and largest neighbourhoods in this city. This district comes complete with mountains, sea, and lots of leisure facilities that are suitable for people of all ages. Many of its attractions focus on museums, theatres, and sports grounds. This district has become one of the most favourite places for tourists and visitors who don't just wish to have fun exploring its attractions, but also to buy a house or rent an apartment through our real estate agency Engel & Völkers Barcelona.

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Sants-Montjuïc emerged during the tenth century, when the church of Santa Maria del Sants was built. Its heyday came in 1840 with many industrial developments, until in 1987, it became part of Barcelona. From that moment on, the district was transformed with the inclusion of new areas, such as La Bordeta, Poble-Sec, and Marina neighbourhoods. Today, this district boasts unique personality and cultural identity, with a growing population of around 177,636 (2005 cencus). It retains the characteristics of quiet suburban neighbourhoods, making it one of the most suitable places in Barcelona to rent an apartment or buy a home. Engel & Völkers Barcelona agency specialises in real estate sales and rentals. This company has highly experienced specialists who will find you a property that best fits your personal needs and budget. 

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Sants-Montjuïc hosts great performing arts shows at the famous Teatre Apolo. This theatre is located in Paralelo Avenue, one of the liveliest streets of the district, full of cafés, bars and restaurants. It is also where you can find many apartments for sale or rent, all of which you can gain access to through the real estate agents at Engel & Völkers Barcelona. The Magic Fountain is one of the most characteristic symbols of this district and offers an impressive show of light and colour. Montjuïc Park is a wooded parkland above Barcelona's harbour. It includes numerous walking grounds, relaxation places as well as sports facilities. Its botanical garden is home to over 2000 Mediterranean plants. The gardens of Mossèn Costa and Llobera are full of cactus plants plus there is the Juan Brossa Garden, which is surrounded by natural landscape. For history lovers, there is the Montjuïc Castle, one of Barcelona's oldest and most symbolic attractions. This old military fortress is built on top of Montjuïc hill and dates back to 1640. In Montjuïc, you can also find Pueblo Español, a museum that houses full-scale exhibitions featuring the most representative buildings in Spain.

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