Shopping in Barcelona is an integral part of a holiday, it helps to elevate mood. To go shopping in Barcelona is a double pleasure, because this city, along with Paris and Milan is the center of the international fashion industry. In this article we will tell you about the biggest and the most famous shopping centers in Barcelona, where the famous world and traditional Spanish brands are presented.
Address: Edificio Maremagnum, Moll d’Espanya, 5,
Phone: +34 932 258 100
Walking along the beach on Sunday, sometimes you have a desire to please yourself with a new purchase, but as you may have noticed, almost all the stores are closed on that day. In this case, don’t worry — the large shopping center Maremagnum is here for you. Here 7 days a week from 10:00 to 22:00 stores of clothes, shoes and accessories are opened: Lacoste, Antony Morato, Bershka, Blanco, Calzedonia, Desigual, Diesel, Jack & Jones, Inside, Parfois, Natura etc. Moreover, the shopping center’s infrastructure includes restaurants and bars where you can get a fast food or or have a gastronomic pleasure, tasting traditional Spanish dishes. All points of public catering in the mall are opened until 01:00. In Maremagnum cinema you can enjoy famous movies in 3D and 2D formats.
The shopping center is equipped with special devices, where anyone can charge his mobile: here are cables for each smartphone model. There is a free Wifi coverage in Maremagnum. You can also enjoy beautiful panoramic views of the sea and the city in the well equipped recreation area.
Address: Avinguda Diagonal, 3
Phone: +34 935 677 600
Also on the coast, but in a completely different part of the city, at the end of symbolic for Barcelona Diagonal Avenue, another large shopping center Diagonal Mar is situated. Levi’s, H & M, Mango, Massimo Dutti, Nike, Pepe Jeans and other clothing and accessories stores are opened here from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 22:00. Furthermore, Diagonal Mar is a great place to purchase goods for children. Orchestra, Toys “R” Us, Imaginarium, Petit Casanovas, Chicco — in these and many other stores you can find clothes, shoes, accessories and toys for kids.
In Diagonal Mar the famous hypermarket Alcampo can be found, where you can buy food, household supplies, electronics, sports and recreation goods at a low price. About 50 restaurants, cafes and bars offer their guests a huge selection of Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, vegetarian dishes, desserts and snacks.
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 373-385
Phone: +34 932 890 244
Near the famous attractions of Barcelona: Plaza Espana and Montjuic the well known shopping center Arenas is located. This gorgeous mall has a big architectural and historical value. In the building, where today thousands of people go shopping to such stores as: 7 Camicie, Calzedonia, Punto Roma, United Colors Of Benetton, Calvin Klein, Mango, previously bullfights and bullfighting took place. The last performance was held here in 1977, and then in March 2011 Arenas was re-opened as a shopping center. The building was completely renovated according to the project of 1900. A stunning viewpoint is located on the sixth’ floor. Shops, restaurants, a beauty salon, spa and fitness club are onened here for you 6 days per week.
Address: Paseo de Potosí, 2
Phone: + 34 933 608 971
La Maquinista is the only open air shopping center in Barcelona and moreover, one of the biggest malls of Catalonia. In the plot area of 31,000 square meters are situated such famous boutiques as: Diesel, Vans, Zara, Massimo Dutti, Aldo, as well as restaurants, cafes and small bars. There is a huge store Leroy Merlin, where goods for construction, decoration and interior design are presented. In the cinema La Maquinista you can enjoy a great movie together with your family and to relax after a shopping day in Barcelona. Professional nail salon is situated in the shopping center, where high-level professionals will take care of your nails and hands skin.