Barcelona is a city that isn’t short for things to do from discovering the great sights to soaking up the sun on the beach. One more thing to add to the list is the fantastic range of shopping malls all over the city. If you are in need of some retail therapy you have come to the right place, we will list our favourite malls and what you can expect to find inside. Shopping malls are the ideal place to get a wide range of products all at once and perfect for gift shopping.
The Maremágnum shopping mall is uniquely positioned as it is completely surrounded by water in the old port. One of the ways to get to the mall is by going across a long wooden bridge. Inside you will find many fashion and homeware shops. The shopping mall also has many cafés and restaurants with big terraces to enjoy the mesmerising view of the port. Another great thing about the mall is the fact it's open 7 days a week from 10 am until 10 pm.
Address: Moll d’Espanya, 5
Diagonal Mar shopping mall has over 200 shops where you can be sure to find what you are looking for. The mall is only 5 minutes from the beach and you can visit after a day on the beach. Inside you will find a food court, supermarket and a cinema on top of all the other retail stores. Also, the second largest park in Barcelona is just 5 minutes away, Parc de la Diagonal Mar.
Address: Avinguda Diagonal 3
Las Arenas de Barcelona
Las Arenas de Barcelona opened in 2011 and is definitely one of the best shopping malls in the city. The shopping mall was built in an old bullfighting arena after it was made illegal in Catalunya, this gives the mall its stadium-like structure. Inside you will find clothing brands, cosmetics, sportswear, a supermarket and a great selection of restaurants. Another great reason to visit is the circular terrace on the 5th floor that gives panoramic views of the surroundings which include Montjuic and Plaza de España.
Address: Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 373-385
El Corte Inglés
El Corte Inglés shopping mall is one of the first things that will catch your eye if you visit Plaza Catalunya. There are other locations of this shopping mall throughout Barcelona but this is the biggest of them all. This mall is perfect for luxury shopping, inside you will find perfumes, cosmetics, jewelry, women’s and men’s fashion. On the top floor of the mall, there is a restaurant and café.
Address: Plaça de Catalunya, 14, Barcelona
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