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Event dates:
   Saturday 30th August 2014 to Sunday 14th September 2014
Event locations:   Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona and Madrid, Gran Canaria, Bilbao, Sevilla, Granada
Accommodation:   Find apartments, hostals and hotels near Palau Sant Jordi Barcelona

2014 Basketball World Cup Spain. Tickets Basketball World Cup Spain. The FIBA Basketball World Cup, known from 1950 until 2010 as the FIBA World Championship, is the flagship event of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). The first-ever FIBA Basketball World Cup takes place in 2014 in Spain. Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Bilbao, Gran Canaria and Granada are the cities hosting the best basketball teams in the world from 30 August to 14 September 2014 when the FIBA Basketball World Cup takes centre stage. Barcelona hosts some of round of 16 finals, 2 x quarter-finals and a semi-final at the Palau Sant Jordi arena on Montjuic hill. The Basketball World Cup final will be played in Madrid.

Group A - Granada - Brazil, Egypt, France, Iran, Serbia, Spain
Group B - Sevilla - Argentina, Croatia, Greece, Philippines, Puerto rico, Senegal
Group C - Bilbao - Dominican Republic, Finland, New Zealand, Turkey, Ukraine, USA
Group D - Gran Canaria - Angola, Australia, Korea, Lithuania, Mexico, Slovenia

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Event address & map

Palau Sant Jordi arenaGoogle Map
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Avinguda de l'Estadi, 50
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How to get to this venue

How to get to Palau Sant Jordi arena

The Palau Sant Jordi Arena is a large indoor sports arena on Montjuic mountain in Barcelona. The Palau Sant Jordi was built for the Olympics in 1992. The Palau Sant Jordi arena is located by the Barcelona Olympic Stadium on Montjuic hill. If you are arriving in Barcelona by air, then you might see Montjuic mountain on your drive from the airport to the center of Barcelona. At the top of Montjuic there is a former military fort called Montjuic Castle. Palau Sant Jordi arena is used for concerts and sports events. Because the Palau Sant Jordi arena is on a hill the nearest hotels are about 1.2 km away. Find hotels near Palau Sant Jordi below and find directions to the Palau Sant Jordi arena by metro, bus and taxi below.

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Hotels near Palau Sant Jordi arena

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Aparthotel BCN Montjuic 1.2 km away
Ayre Hotel Gran Via 1.4 km away
Mambo Tango Hostel 1.7 km away

Getting to Palau Sant Jordi arena

By Metro
Map Info Espanya station Nearest metro is station Espanya. Then walk 15 minutes. Take the Metro to station Espanya by lines Red L1 or metro line Green Line 3  - or by FCG trains. Then walk from the metro station Espanya up towards the MNAC art museum, which is the building that looks like a royal palace at the end of Av Reina Maria Christina above the Magic Fountain. The Palau Sant Jordi is up on the hill behind and to the right of the MNAC palace. There are outdoor escalators on part of the walk up the hill to the arena. From there just folllow the signs and the crowds. It is a around 15-20 minute walk from the Espanya metro station to Palau Sant Jordi

Metro to station Parallel. At Parallel metro station which is on green line L3 take funicular mountain train - then walk 15 minutes to Palau Sant Jordi. 
Then take the Montjuic funicular train up the Montjuic hill. With your back to the funicular train station, when you exit the station,  turn right and walk along Av de Miramar to the Palau Sant Jordi and Barcelona Olympic Stadium which is about 15 minute walk.

By FCG train
Take FGC to station Pl. Espanya then walk 15 minutes. Nearest FCG train stop is Pl Espanya. Then walk from the station Espanya up to the arena on the Av Reina Maria Christina, past the Magic Fountain and then up the outdoor escalators to take you part of the way up the hill. From there just folllow the signs and the crowds. It is a 15 minute walk.

By Bus
Bus lines 55 - 13 - 150 to Olympic Stadium on Montjuic hill

The Palau Sant Jordi arena has parking for 5000 vehicles

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Barcelona Events:
2014 Basketball World Cup Spain
30.08.2014 - 14.09.2014
Palau Sant Jordi arena - Barcelona
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