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BCN 2013 - Piscines Bernat Picornell - Water Polo Venue

Located in the heart of the Montjuïc park, the Piscines Bernat Picornell will play host to the women's and men's water polo tournaments, featuring 32 national teams and no less than 86 games!


Piscines Bernat Picornell - Water Polo Venue


Technical characteristics

Owner Barcelona City Council
Manager Aigua, Esports i Salut, S.L.
Building architects Antoni Lozoya, Pere Ricart and Aleix Agull
Opening 1970, for the XII Swimming European Championships
Refurbishment architects Franc Fernández and Moisés Gallego, by the company ‘Estudi Camp d'Enginyeria’
Opening after refurbishing July 15, 1991
Distances to - P. Municipal de Montjuïc: 1 Km
- Palau Sant Jordi: 0.1 Km
- Port Vell: 2.6 Km
- City centre: 2.5 Km
Competition Waterpolo Men & Women
Seating Capacity 4.500
Competition area 50 x 25m. Between 2,25m and 3m deep
Warm-up facilities 50 x 25m


How to get to Piscines Bernat Picornell?

Public transportation - Bus: 55, 150 and 13
- Metro: Lines 1 and 3; stop at Plaza España station. Then take the escalator situated at Avenida María Cristina
- (7 minutes)
- Taxi
Private transportation Access from Tarragona Street, Gran Vía de les Corts Catalanes or Avenida Paralelo. Parking area next to the
Palau Sant Jordi


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