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“Well Located Convenience Shopping Between Sites & Metro Hops”

Centro Comercial Arenas de Barcelona
Ranked #7 of 317 Shopping in Barcelona
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Hermosa Beach, California
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“Well Located Convenience Shopping Between Sites & Metro Hops”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

If you are visiting the Plaza Espanya and/or the MNAC (museum of Catalan Art), then I’d advise that you visit Las Arenas afterwards for the sheer fun of seeing a bull-ring that was converted into a shopping mall. As an animal-lover, I appreciated the idea of Las Arenas—Barcelona banned bullfighting! Here you can shop (nothing special, though), but do go to the top of the building for a nice view of the city. There are also inexpensive food options and clean bathrooms. I chose to stock up for my trip here on water battles and snack supplies at the inexpensive organic market on the bottom level. The metro is right outside the shopping center, so I was able to conveniently return to my hotel with loads of groceries--which saved me a lot of snack and water expenses during the trip. Tip: Miro Park is directly behind Las Arenas!

Visited May 2014
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“Great”
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

Most of the shop were closed, but we took the lift it was great seen it has coffee shops and some restaurants.. It was a bull fight arena..

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“A lovely shopping mall.”
Reviewed 26 March 2014

This is a very centrally located shopping mall with a huge selection of shops and eateries.
Don't miss the great view from the top floor and balcony of the mall.

Visited September 2013
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Paradise
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“Worth a visit: nice panoramic view”
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Nice panoramic view from the top
Touristic (shabby) restaurants on the top
Nice restaurants in the basement. Plus: free toilets
Only 1 euro for the glass elevator ride. Or take the free escalator if you're on a budget, or if you're afraid of heights

Final thought: much better use of the building than killing bulls for pleasure.

Visited March 2014
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Davao City, Philippines
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“Panoramic Views of the City”
Reviewed 8 March 2014

I chanced upon this shopping mall by accident. I needed a place to pee and was told to go there. it is an old bullring that was converted into a shopping mall. The exterior is made of red brick and is circular in shape. The interior is cavernous. the roof deck has restaurants . But for me the great part was the panoramic views of the city because of is circular shape. I was there at sunset and the view was fantastic. Go there at sunset!

Visited September 2013
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