Labyrinth Park - one of the oldest and most mysterious parks of the Catalan capital. For unexplained reasons, it is not included in all the guidebooks or different "MUST B" Barcelona. Neither route two-storey Touristik bass through it does not pass. So you will not see here vsefotografiruyuschih Chinese-speaking and hear calls "dear friends, look to the left ". Instead - the peace and quiet of the old manor and its mysterious labyrinth.
Construction began in the maze 1791 , commissioned by the family of the estate owners Desvalls. They invited the best French and Italian masters and began designing gardens. The park is located on the mountain, therefore all of its territory is divided into lower, the middle and upper zones. The maze is located in the lower part of the park consists of a hedge of cypresses long 750 m, and height - 2,5 m. At the entrance to the maze playfully placed a marble god of love Eros.
At first glance it may seem, labyrinth itself is small. But do not give the misleading impression, get lost here a snap! by the way, we advise you to come to the park in the summer, when the trees are already in full blossom and turn green, and other plants - flourish riotous color. It was at this time of the maze, and indeed the whole park, most impressive. And do not fear the summer heat, secluded villages with shadow, to shelter from the scorching sun, there is enough for all.
The spirit of romance in the park is literally everywhere: secluded gazebo in the Italian style, pavilion, dedicated to the nine Muses, abandoned pond, waterfall, horbatыe bridge across the canal, which is called "Romantic". Channel, by the way, It leads to a small island. Guess name themselves, of course, This "Island of Love"!
Probably, just come here for inspiration the Barcelona poets and artists. Do not bypass, by the way, this place and film directors. In our 2006 It was filmed here episodes of the film "Perfume", and 2011 - American horror film 11-11-11. Probably, if you dare and get here at night, You can really feel like a hero of the mysterious horror, lost in a maze ozhivshem.