Las Arenas Mall shopping centre

Pictures Las Arenas Barcelona

Las Arenas is a former bull fighting ring in Barcelona, which has been transformed into a fabulous shopping mall featuring a 360º roof-top skywalk terrace with panoromic city views. Open daily except Sundays from 10am to 10pm. In the summer Arenas shopping centre is also open on Sundays from 10am to 6pm from mid-July to mid-September


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Las Arenas on opening day March 2011. The entire facade of the old bull ring is raised one level and a new roof top cupola with an open terrace was added. There is a concert and theatre space in the dome of the cupola.

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Las Arenas was built in 1900 and was designed by Augusto Font y Carreras. There was room for 16.000 bullfighting fans. Bullfighting is banned in Barcelona now but not in other parts of Spain

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Header of poster from inaugural bullfight at Arenas de Barcelona bull ring 

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From bullfighting to bargain hunting. Las Arenas has shops, restaurants and cinemas.

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Las Arenas by night.

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The original facade of the bullring has been raised one storey.

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Old postcard of Las Arenas bull ring in Barcelona. Much less traffic on Plaça Espanya

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Amazing views of Fira Montjuic exhibition area from the roof of Las Arenas, which you can also enjoy from the many terrace restaurants

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Views of the recently resurrected copy of 'Las Cuatro Columnas' by Josep Puig i Cadafalch behind the Magic Fountain on Montjuic
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MNAC museum 

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Miro Park to the west with the famous Miro sculpture Dona i l'Ocell - Woman and Bird.  The famous La Sagrada Familia church is easy to spot in the distance
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Torre de Collserola, Tibidabo hill and the Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor church  

Related pages:

Address Las Arenas shopping mall
Shopping centres in Barcelona
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