Barcelona has become one of the shopping capitals in Europe with plenty fashion boutiques, hip design stores, and cool antique shops. It’s not only fashionable and setting new trends, but it’s also still relatively cheap, compared to other major European cities, like London, Paris and Milan.
Passeig de Gracia and Portal del Angel are the two main shopping streets in Barcelona, with both streets starting at the famous Plaça de Catalunya. Portal del Angel is the place for major clothes shopping chains like Pull and Bear, Zara, Massimo Dutti, Springfield, H&M, Bershka, Mango, and many local shoe shops.
In the luxurious Passeig de Gracia with world class architecture, you will find high end shopping, like Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Gucci, Diesel, Burberry and many more. There are also jewelry and accessory shops like Bvlgari, Cartier, Rolex, Chanel, Swarovski, and numerous antique shops
In the most famous street of Barcelona, you can find a lot of Kiosks, flower stalls, souvenirs kiosks and street artists.
La Rambla is the most famous and crowded street in Barcelona. This popular pedestrian area is a great place to shop t-shirts, postcards and other souvenirs. Many stores can be found along the street, such as Desigual, Springfield, Adidas and Custo. This is also where you’ll find La Boqueria, one of the biggest and best food markets in Europe.
Barcelona has enormous shopping malls and below are some of the most popular ones:
The newly renovated Centro Comercial Glories at Avinguda Diagonal, is considered the best shopping mall, with 160 shops, a cinema and a great selection of fast food and gourmet restaurants.
The Diagonal Mar is situated 300 meters from the famous Mar Bella beach, famous for great clothing deals.
The Arenas de Barcelona is located in Placa d’Espanya, an ex-bullfighting arena with a 360 rooftop view of the city, offering the most extensive selection in fashion, accessories, movie theatres and restaurants.
The Maremagnum Shopping Centre is Barcelona’s most famous shopping mall, situated at the end of La Rambla, surrounded by water and accessible through a sophisticated wooden lifting bridge, called Rambla de Mar. This medium sized mall features a large variety of shops and boutiques and the Barcelona FC Official Store.
Arenas de Barcelona Shopping Mall