Picasso is a must-see
place - in particular featuring many of Picasso's earlier works
that were produced when he lived in Barcelona.
The Parc de la Ciutadella (Citadel) was a fomer miltary compound
that was converted to become a public park for the 1888 World Fair. Approached
from the Plaça de l´Arc de Triomf, the arch itself made
an imposing gateway to the fair.
The monumental fountain (also constructed for the 1888 World Fair)
was designed by Josep Fontseré - who was assisted by one Antoni
Gaudí (at that time unknown). It supposed to resemble
a giant crab, the pincers forming the stairs.