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Address: Moll d"Espanya | Port Vell, Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 902 33 22 11

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I saw a few documentary films here,pretty long time ago.There were two available projection systems,IMAX and OMNIMAX.In the second one the movie is projected on a semispherical... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I saw a few documentary films here,pretty long time ago.There were two available projection systems,IMAX and OMNIMAX.In the second one the movie is projected on a semispherical screen,not only in front of you but also over your head.An interesting experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Walked over to the IMAX as I saw the posters and the bus tour mentioned it, however it is closed. Shame as the place seems quite nice but has gone down hill.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My friends had heard that IMAX was great and never having been were keen to give it a try. Since none of us really speak Spanish we picked a documentary about sharks to watch. It was very disappointing, perhaps because it was filmed under water, but the 3D was poor and picture blurry, so I suggest you don't waste your... More 

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4 Thank Brian P
Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I love IMAX movies and I loved this place when it opened up. Sadly there seems to have been no money spent for maintenance in the last 20 years. The place is falling apart in front of your eyes. The restaurant and the bar are closed, the posters outside are faded, the neon signs are broken and the whole place... More 

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7 Thank Pedro A
Barcelona, Spain
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This place is fun but they hardly ever change the movies that are playong there. My kids would love to go back but we ve seen everything that could be seen!!!

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New Zealand,Northland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

This place offers a variety of options, shopping, eating out, entertainment or just sitting and enjoying the sunset whilst watching the action around the port area.

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barcelona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Why not, when visiting the city with children. It is pretty entertaining, although not cheap, and offers a hugh screen and amphitheater-like sitting

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

We love IMAX films and try to catch one when we travel with the kids. In a tourist city like Barcelona, we expected them to have showings in multiple languages. Unfortunately, they were only showing films in spanish when we were there. In Spain, I'd expect most of the showings to be in Spanish. However, I'd expect some films to... More 

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Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

We go to this place every time we are in Barcelona. However, the quality of the documentaries (they dont show films) is poor, the glasses are old and scratched, and the productions are old. Now with imax films in 3D (e.g. Prometheus)' Barcelona's imax should be closed, its novelty is over. One more thing, the toilets are disgusting with poo... More 

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The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012 via mobile

If u visit the gothic quarter just take a bike and look around... Will give u feel of the people... Their culture.. interests... Fun ... Should see.... Plus theetro is very close....

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