Opened in 2000, La Maquinista is the largest shopping centre in Catalonia. La Maquinista is a massive open-air shopping centre with over 200 stores spread across 3 floors. It has a huge and diverse range of designer shops, high-street fashion brands, entertainment and technology stores, restaurants and a 13 screen cinema.
This shoppers paradise also has many innovative and unique services including an area for recharging your mobile phone or you can even rent an umbrella should you be caught off-guard by a sudden rain shower. The mobile phone recharging station is located on the ground floor in the rest area outside of H&M and if you need to rent an umbrella head to Customer Service where it is a €20 refundable deposit. It is perfect for those wanting a spot of retail therapy during their stay in Barcelona as it has something for everyone.
Monday to Saturday: 10am – 10pm
Restaurants and leisure area:
Monday to Thursday, Sundays: 10am – 1am
Fridays and Saturdays: 10am – 3am
How to get there:
Address: Paseo Potosí, 2 08030 Barcelona, Spain
Metro: L1 (Sant Andreu and Torras i Bages), L10, L11 (Bon Pastor)
Bus: 11, 40, 42, 60, 73, B19, B20, N8, N9, H8
Car: La Maquinista has plenty of free car parking spaces – in total 5500 spaces across 2 underground car parks and one exterior. There are even 2 rechargeable electric car parking spaces available.