It has to be said that some of the most famous places to do shopping in Barcelona are specific streets and areas, not shopping malls, however the city still offers wide selection of great shopping malls.
Las Arenas: Recently opened in the year 2011, this former bull ring turned into a massive and spectacular shopping mall is a great place to start out. Located near Montjuic hill and near several popular attractions like the MNAC Museum and the Magic Fountain, it is easy to find and definitely accessible by public transport or walking. Filled with brand name shops, restaurants and plenty of cafes, you are sure to find anything you need here!
L’illa Diagonal: This extremely modern and hip shopping mall located in the University Zone provides both locals and visitors a chance to indulge in some great name brands and department stores throughout. There is a wide variety of shops as well as restaurants and cafes that are perfect for taking a break from all the walking and wandering about.
Maremagnum: One of the best things about this popular shopping center that sets it apart from many others is the fact that it is open 7 days a week, unlike others that are typically closed on Sundays. Located at the bottom end of La Rambla walking street, you will find over 20 gourmet restaurants all found on a lovely open-air terrace on the top floor as well as live performances at the Maremagnum Terrace.
Glòries: This shopping mall will surprise you with the diversity of it as it is combining great shopping experience, restaurants and recreation area which is popular for a Sunday stroll even though the shops are closed then.