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IMAX Port Vell Barcelona

IMAX Port Vell Barcelona

IMAX Port Vell Barcelona

The amazing large format 3D cinema is called the IMAX, located in Port Vell, closer to the center of the city. This enables films to be shown on a massive screen allowing the viewers to get completely engrossed with excitement of what is being displayed.

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This cinema is allegedly the first IMAX integral movie theater in the world therefore IMAX at Port Vell gives you the benefit to enjoy three different kind of projections, depending on your choice as each of them has been allocated to a different system.

The Venue

You will be astonished by its elliptical shaped studio which consists of over 416 seats that steadily balances on a steep slope. This is really comfortable and fits the needs of every individual and also doesn’t have any obstacles blocking the view from watching what could be one of the best experiences of your life. The Omnimax technology is an amazing wrap-around sensation which environs the viewers exciting experience.

The Frame

The IMAX frame is larger than the 35mm that is used for regular cinemas and theater for an average screen showing and it is three times larger than the standard 70mm. The size used for this IMAX screen is 600 m2 with a 21 meter high flat screen.

The Sound

The sound reinforces being part of the whole IMAX experience. This IMAX in Port Vell uses the most up to date digital quality and high technology to offer the best experience for all the regular and new comers. The speakers are placed at the front sides and at the back and are able to reach over 27.000 vats.

The IMAX is situated right next to the Barcelona Aquarium therefore if any of you are here in Barcelona on holiday, work, vacation or a long stay please be sure to visit the IMAX in Port Vell. This will certainly brighten your day and you could consider it as the most powerful and overwhelming breathtaking experience.

Visit IMAX Spanish web to consult opening hours and films. Also note that IMAX films are commented in Spanish and Catalan and unfortunately, there aren’t subtitles in English.

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