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The Parc del Laberint d’Hort (Horta Labyrinth Park) is home to the oldest garden in the city and is an example of the neoclassical gardens of the 18th century, with a touch of Italian physiognomy. Its name comes from the labyrinth of cypress bushes that is located at the lower part of the park.  It was designed in 1792 by the Italian engineer Domenico Bagutti, as an initiative of the owner of the estate Joan Desvalls, the Marquis of Llupià and Alfarràs. The parc, which extends over a surface of 9.1 hectares (22.5 acres). This park is quite far from the city centre but you can take metro to get there.

Tip: this park is very close to Parc de les Heures so it might be worth to plan a combined visit.

More information:

Parc del Laberint d’Horta fact file
More information about the park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parc_del_Laberint_d’Horta
Location

Other videos:

Horta’s Labyrinth Park explained by Gina
Parc de les Heures

Video: © EPIPAL
Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiQpXULRgxM


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