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El Corte Ingles

Placa de Catalunya, 14, Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
34 933 063 800
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Ranked #26 of 142 Shopping in Barcelona
Type: Department Stores
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: This posh department store has branches all over Spain (the main branch is in Madrid) and features lots of Spanish-made products, from leathers to... more » Owner description: This posh department store has branches all over Spain (the main branch is in Madrid) and features lots of Spanish-made products, from leathers to linens. « less
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Auckland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
57 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Didn't do any shopping here but it's got all the good fashion and beauty brands. There is a restaurant and self service eatery upstairs. The food is ok but the view (if you get a window seat) is very nice.

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Apart from the pleasure of this shopping experience, and the real rebajas (sale) the restaurant located on the 9th floor offers one good self service restaurant and another a la carte one where you can enjoy a good cuisine sitting and over looking the placa and a good part of the city.

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Dubai
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

So this mall contains all kind of makeup brands and perfumes .. From collections like bags and clothes there are some brands there like Tommy , Hacket , Polo , Lacoste and many others .. The under ground is like a grocery shop down there .. Then the ground floor is the makeup ( Chanel , D&G , Benefit and... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Staff on the shop floors were extremely unhelpful! We visited the restaurant on the top floor at 4.30pm we asked for afternoon tea and cake, which we thought would be available. We were gestured at and grumpily shoved toward the self service cafe, which we didn't want. They apparently only serve full three course lunch/dinner from 11 am right through... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The department store is pretty overwhelming and there is just a lot of stuff. I shopped there towards the end of July to take advantage of "rebaixes" the great deals that can be had in nearly every store. The deals didn't seam that great, but we shopped nonetheless:) On the plus side there are many brand names and designers that... More

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Berlin
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The warehouse itself offers a big variety of clothes and other stuff and the supermarket in the basement is really fantastic. Attracted by the offer (already placarded at the airport) of 10% I requested the card at the service desk. At the cash desk I was wondering the 10% was not discounted from the price (a jacket for 165 Euro),... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This department mall seems to be spread out around Placa Catalunya. The goods at some locations seems to be thrown everywhere. We did find one right next to the Catalunya Metro station that has a decent basement with well organized supermarket.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I visited the store in Cataluyna square - men's department. We gradually became aware that we're were being literally stalked by security. This was very unsettling and indeed insulting. We tried to ignore this and shop normally. We had settled on a rather expensive pair of braces and a belt as a present for our son and... More

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Sault Sainte Marie
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Shopping is kind of a personal experience, and a lot depends on expectations. Coming from the U.S., the "malls" in Barcelona seem smaller and less well stocked, but the variety of goods and the artfulness of the design (especially in shoes and clothes) are superior. I found it unusual, however, that the stores often only have what they display in... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The big and magnificent structure is just a distraction from the horrible store inside. The stores inside are extremely expensive, messy and the staff is rude. Besides, the prices are an insult!!! The worst place to spend your money and time.

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