“Centro Comercial Glories“ is an open space shopping center which opened in 1995 located in the area of El Clot, near to the intersection of Gran Via and Avinguida Diagonal. This up-and-coming area is undergoing a major makeover project to change the old industrial area of Poblenou into a technological and innovative district. The name 22@ replaces 22a which was the areas industrial classification. Also nearby is the Torre Agbar which is definitely worth a visit whilst you’re in the area.
It’s considered one of the first shopping centers to have an open plan design incorporating outside space into its layout. In the shopping center itself there are over 160 shops across 3 floors, a Carrefour hypermarket, a cinema and many restaurants. It is a great place to shop and makes a refreshing change to the usual crowded and claustrophobic shopping center.
This open spaced shopping center uphold different categories such as Women and Mens fashion, top restaurants as well as international ones, electronics and travel agencies. Centro Comercial Glories has some of the most important brands.
The high street fashion shops such as Zara, Mango, H&M, Bershka, Springfield, Pull and Bear, C&A and much more! Whereas the restaurants and cafes consist of such international brands such as, Starbucks Coffee, McDonald’s, Burger King, Pans & Company, Golden Park, Lizarran, Nostrum and many more. There are several other brands such as, The Body Shop, Foot Locker and Fashion Kids. You can also find pharmacies and opticians inside!
If you are in staying in a accommodation nearby and feeling like going on a shopping spree, definitely check out Centro Comercial Glories.
How to get here:
Metro: L1 Glòries.
Bus: Lines 7, 56, 60, 92, 192, B21.
Tram: Line T5 (Trambesos) Stops Can Jaumandreu or La Farinera Line T4 (Trambesos) Stop Ca l’Aranyó.
Car: Parking free up to 2 hours and the entrance can be accessed via Calle Granada and Calle Llacuna.
It has 166 stores in 3 different levels and underground parking for 3000 vehicles.
Shops: 10am – 10pm
Entertainment facilities and restaurants: 10am – 1am