Gran Via (Barcelona)

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Gran Via (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈɡɾam ˈbi.ə]) is the second major business district of Barcelona, after Diagonal Mar. Part of Fira de Barcelona, second largest trade fair and exhibition centres in Europe. Lies on borderline of Barcelona, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat and El Prat de Llobregat. Gran Via business center consists some parts: Gran Via with 240,000 m² of exhibition floor space divided into 8 pavilions,[1] Gran Via Convention Centre, with a capacity of 5,600 delegates and 14,000 m² surface area,[2] skyscrapers alongside Plaza de Europa, with over ten skyscrapers and Gran Vía 2 near Barcelona International Airport, shop center propertied 200 shops, 20 restaurants, 15 cinemas and hypermarket.[3] Also, it adjacent to Ciutat de la Justícia de Barcelona i l'Hospitalet de Llobregat, hosts most of the legal departments of the Barcelona metropolitan area.

Public transport[edit]

The "Gran Via" center is served by line 8 of the Barcelona Metro and FGC commuter train network, at the Europa-Fira station, and also by the bus line 79.


No Name[4] Height Floors Year Used
1 Hotel Porta Fira 113 m 28 2010 Hotel
2 Torre Realia BCN 112 m 24 2010 Offices
3 Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel 105 m 25 2011 Hotel
4 Torre Inbisa 104 m 26 2010 Offices
5 Torre Zenit 104 m 26 2008 Offices
6 Torre Europa III 75 m 19 2009 Residencial
7 Torre Europa IV 75 m 19 2009 Residencial
8 Torre Europa V 75 m 19 2009 Residencial

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Fira de Barcelona, Venues - Gran Via".
  2. ^ "Fira de Barcelona, Venues - Convention Centre Gran Via".
  3. ^ About Gran Vía 2 - granvia2.com
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-04. Retrieved 2011-09-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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