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Barcelona’s open-air cabinet of curiosities, the Jardí Botànic

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High above Barcelona, you enter this spacious paradise through heavy gates. It looks as if nothing could survive on the inhospitable slopes of Montjuïc but a path leads past a pond surrounded by trees. It was peaceful, and the layout – created in 1999 by architect Carlos Ferrater – encourages a slower appreciation of life. I began walking along what looked like a tempting yellow brick road, but was, in fact, a sandy route through what is an expansive nature reserve.

This is the perfect place to escape the heat of the summer sun or inclement autumn weather.

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