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El Corte Ingles

Placa de Catalunya, 14, Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
34 933 063 800
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Ranked #23 of 132 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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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It was our last night in Barcelona & it felt like we'd been to all the shops/stands on the Ramblas, but I still needed a few more little souvenirs. It was getting late & I didn't want to be desperately buying them at the airport! Thank goodness we discovered the souvenir department on the first floor here. Wasn't a huge... More

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you need ANYTHING while in Barcelona, go here! British Airways lost of all out luggage on the way to Barcelona. We made several trips here to get what we needed. There is a pharmacy and supermarket in the basement of the store. Very nice! Several floors of clothing, purses, make-up, housewares, luggage, toys, "fabric store" area! It has everyone's... More

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Fakenham, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great - real good quality clothing at good prices (especially designer clothing and children's). Lots of high quality items, friendly and helpful staff and centrally located!

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Accra Ghana
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123 reviews 123 reviews
48 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It is always nice to find something similar to what you have at home. It is a Macys, or a Galleries Lafayette. It has a ton of subsidiary locations, but the main store at Place de Catalonyia is large, and has most everything you could imagine. Worth a visit if department shopping is something you want to do. With the... More

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Chula Vista, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Buy most anything at this large 15 story store. Our lucky find was the cafeteria/restaurant on the top floor with reasonable prices, and terrific view, good food. Right by Placa Catalunya. Be sure to go to tall building. Not smaller building that also says El Corte Ingles/

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Singapore
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105 reviews 105 reviews
33 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The score is the for the supermarket and not the departmental store. We stayed just off the Ramblas, and 15 minutes walk away was the lavish feast for the eyes in the basement supermarket of El Corte Inglis. Unfortunately, we only found this on the last day of our stay. I'm sure the prices are higher than the Mercat's (with... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Was left for 10 min. at the fitting room although there was an employee who was standing 2 feet in front of me - she was tagging clothes & talking at the same time with another employee. This 2nd employee who was 5 feet away finally told me that I could just go into the fitting room. Then while I... More

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94 reviews 94 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We normally would have NEVER spent our precious time in BCN going to a mall, but we did go there to change our flailing US dollars to euros. They have this service in the 2nd floor basement of the store. Have patience to find it, follow the signs, go to the hot bowels of the store, get a number, show... More

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Shropshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Great views over Barcelona but dreadful expensive food and the worse service I have ever encountered. Honestly this is a flagship in the middle of a fabulous city - you should be ashamed

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Got everything you need all under one roof with a price mind you! Just like a massive house of fraser o debenhams

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