MONUMENTS NEAR EL TRIANGLE
Discover the different monuments near the shopping center; stop by La Rambla while you enjoy the variety of local and exotic food stalls in the Boqueria Market, take a photograph by the Font de Canaletes and experience the magic of La Pedrera…..
BASÍLICA DE SANTA MARIA DEL PI
The Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi is located between Pi and Sant Josep Oriol squares. Catalan Gothic style, built between 1319 and 1391, it has a single nave of large dimensions with side chapels located between the Gothic buttresses.
Inside, a gothic image of Nuestra Señora del Pi is conserved, from the 14th century and four stained-glass windows are originals of the Catalan Baroque Josep Ravella in collaboration with Antoni Viladomat, the best stained-glass makers and painters of the Catalan Baroque, respectively. There is also the largest rose window in Catalonia.
Located in Passeig de Gracia, you can find Casa Batlló, a work by Antoni Gaudí full of colour and fantasy that captivates pedestrians.
Casa Batlló belongs to Gaudí’s naturalist stage; a period in which Gaudí was inspired by the organic forms of nature. This can be seen throughout the building through multiple interpretations; such as the legend of Sant Jordi, which is represented on the façade and in two interior spaces. In addition, floral motifs are decorated for this celebration.
CATEDRAL DE SANTA EULALIA DE BARCELONA
The Cathedral of Barcelona, located in the Gothic Quarter, was built over six centuries on the ancient Romanesque cathedral, reflected in the chapel of Santa Lucía. On the other hand, the main façade and the towers are from the 19th century, following a neo-gothic style.
Declared an Asset of Cultural Interest and a National Historic-Artistic Monument since November 2,1929, it is dedicated to the Santa Cruz and Santa Eulalia, patron saint of the city of Barcelona and where its remains rest in the crypt.
GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU
The Gran Teatre del Liceu, built in 1847 on the Rambla de Barcelona, is a unique cultural facility in Barcelona and has become a symbol of the city. With a capacity of 2,292 seats and five amphitheatres, it is one of the largest opera houses in the world.
Every year, from September to July, it hosts opera, dance and music productions. In addition, you can enjoy its magnificent modernist and Catalan architecture, the highlights being the Hall of Mirrors, the Foyer and the Sala Gran.
LA PEDRERA (CASA MILÀ)
Casa Milà is Gaudí’s last work, built between 1906 and 1912 and declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1984. Known as La Pedrera due to its exterior that looks like an open quarry with forms extracted from nature.
La Pedrera can be visited both day and night, in the latter you can enjoy an audiovisual show. In addition, a series of concerts and events are held on summer nights for the public.
Boasting a lenght of 1,200 metres, La Rambla is one of the main arteries of the city, best known and most visited in Barcelona where florists, kiosks and street artists can be found.
Along the way you can find the Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Boqueria Market, the Palau de la Virreina or the Font de Canaletes (a site celebrating the successes of Barcelona Football Club). When the Rambla reaches the sea, you will find the Mirador de Colón, where you can enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the city and the port.
MERCAT DE LA BOQUERÍA
San José market, popularly known as La Boqueria, one of the first urban markets in Barcelona opened in 1840 and located in La Rambla.
With more than 300 stalls it offers a variety of local and exotic products being is one of the main attractions most visited by tourists in Barcelona.
Plaça Reial is a square formed by a series of stately and uniform buildings; in the middle is the Three Graces fountain and two lampposts design by Antoni Gaudí.
Today Plaça Reial is one of the meeting points in the city of Barcelona, under its porches are restaurants, bars and some of the most frequented nightclubs in Barcelona.
THE BEST DESTINATION: THE CENTRE OF THE CENTER
Barcelona, a mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with a rich historical-artistic heritage and one of the ideal destinations for shopping.
El Triangle is located in Plaça Cataluña, Barcelona’s meeting point and city centre. Close to famous monuments and places of interest such as Las Ramblas, Liceu, Mercat de La Boqueria and Palau de la Música.
In El Triangle Shopping Centre you will find more than 20 shops with unique brands in the city such as Urban Outfitters, Havaiana’s flag ship store and leading brands like Fnac and Sephora’s New Concept Store. You can also enjoy noodles, foccacias or aromatic coffee in a variety of restaurants such as Café Zurich and Starbucks.
THE BEST HOTELS AT THE CENTRE
The location of the shopping centre is privileged; in the city centre near the most emblematic places in Barcelona. In addition, you can stay at the following hotels near El Triangle.
TAX FREE: REQUEST YOUR VAT DEVOLUTION
Customers coming from outside the European Union can request a VAT refund for a purchase over €90.16. To request a VAT refund, follow these steps:
- At stores that offer the Tax Free Service, request the receipt or invoice with the total amount of the purchases with the tax indicated.
- You can request a refund by submitting your validated receipts and passport to the Return Office for a refund in cash or by credit card. In El Triangle Shopping Centre you will find the nearest offices:
- At the Fnac’s information desk, inside El Triangle Shopping Centre
PlaZa Catalunya 1
Monday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Central Barcelona Tourism
Passatge de la Concepció 7-9
Monday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- At the Fnac’s information desk, inside El Triangle Shopping Centre
MEANS OF TRANSPORT IN WHICH YOU CAN REACH TO THE EL TRIANGLE
El Triangle is located in the center of Barcelona, next to Plaça Catalunya and La Rambla. Check the means of transportation to reach the shopping center to make your purchases.
BARCELONA CITY TOUR
The Barcelona City Tour allows you to discover the city in a different way by allowing you to create your own Hop-on Hop-off tour. Additionally, your ticket gets you discounts in restaurants, stores, guided tours, transport and other points of interest. Discover the different itineraries from the stop in Plaça Catalunya.
BARCELONA BUS TURÍSTIC
The official Barcelona Tourist Bus allows you to discover the city through three routes, 45 stops and 5 connections. With the ticket, you get a booklet that offers more than €250 in discounts.
The official shuttle service that connects Prat Airport (Terminal 1 and 2) to the city center (Plaça Catalunya) in just 35 minutes. It operates 365 days a year with departures every 5 minutes.
Consult the schedules here
Managed by Bamsa, open 24 hours a day, with the following services included: ViaT, intelligent parking, surveillance cameras, Carsharing, Ecosaba, motorbike, family and disabled parking.
Hourly fee from €3.10. Check more rates
Subway: L1, L3
FGC: L6, L7, S1, S2, S5, S6, S7
Renfe: R1, R3, R4, R12
Bus: V13, H16, 24, 41, 42, 55, 59, 66, 67, 68
Bicing: Stops in Plaza Catalunya