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  1. 1. The Tyler Group:Barcelona shopping malls and centers
  2. 2. As The Tyler Group guides you to shopping malls and centers in Barcelona.
  3. 3. Las Arenas shopping center Barcelona.Centro comercial Las Arenas de Barcelona. Spectacular new shopping mall that opened in2011 in a former Barcelona bull fighting ring and which welcomed 10 million visitors in itsfirst year of operation. Las Arenas is close to Montjuic hill with attractions like the MNACmusuem and the Magic Fountain. It is also very convenient for shopping if you attendingevents at the Fira Montjuic Exhibition centre. Las Arenas has brand nameshops, restaurants and is home to the Barcelona Museu del Rock. Don’t miss a stroll on theskywalk terrace on the roof with restaurants and panoramic views of Montjuic hill andBarcelona. Crowning the building is a domed theatre, concert and event space called“Cúpula de las Arenas.”
  4. 4. El Centre de la Vila.Small shopping centre in Vila Olimpica in Sant Marti district of Barcelona. Popular dueto the Yelmo Icaria VO cinemas, a well-stocked supermarket with some foreign fooditems, and a few good restaurants that can be enjoyed before watching a movie. Try ElBurro Chilango who make authentic Mexican tacos al pastor and other dishes.
  5. 5. El Corte Inglés Barcelona stores.El Corte Ingles is the biggest chain of department stores in Barcelona andSpain. They have multiple stores in all major Spanish cities and in variouslocations in Barcelona. The biggest Corte Inglés in Barcelona is the hugebomb shelter style building on Plaza Catalunya. Corte Inglés stores areopen Monday to Saturday from 10.00 to 22.00. The Corte Inglés on PlazaCatalunya has an excellent if a bit expensive supermarket in the basementwhich is open until 22.00 every night, which is later than mostsupermarkets. They also have a good delicatessen shop with importedfoods from around the world. El Corte Inglés means “the English cut” as intailoring – not “the English court” as many think.
  6. 6. Centro Comercial Gran Via 2.Shopping mall in Barcelona is a big shopping centre in Barcelona with all the major brandname shops. Gran Via 2 is the only the shopping centre in the southern area and Montjuicarea of Barcelona. It is conveniently located on the Gran Via street of Barcelona past PlazaEspanya and close to theBarcelona FIRA trade fair pavilion and IKEA L’hospitalet, one of thetwo IKEAS stores in Barcelona. The location is 10 minutes from the Barcelona El Pratairport and GRAN VÍA 2 shopping mail is very well connected with the Barcelona’s mainsouthern traffic entry and exit roads.
  7. 7. The Maremagnum shopping mall.Open all week including Sundays. Maremagnum is a modern shopping mall with many brandnames shops, restaurants and bars. It is located at the bottom end of Las Ramblas walkingstreet in the Port Vell harbour of Barcelona. Previously Maremagnum had many pubs and barson the top floor, but from 2012 the roof floor has reinvented itself on gourment food and hasre-opened with a nice open-air terrace surrounded by a selection of twenty new gourmetrestaurants that offer good quality dining with harbour and all the city and harbour views.So a nice place for lunch or dinner now. Nearby attractions of Maremagnum include theBarcelona Aquarium, the 3D IMAX cinemaand the Barcelona harbour tours. Maremagnumshopping mall is walking distance of Barceloneta, which also has many restaurants and barsand a beach.