Gran Via (Barcelona)

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Skyline of Gran Via, Barcelona. View from Tibidabo.
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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.[1] 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,[2] Gran Via Convention Centre, with a capacity of 5,600 delegates and 14,000 m² surface area,[3] 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.[4] 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[5] 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 -
  2. ^ "Fira de Barcelona, Venues - Gran Via". 
  3. ^ "Fira de Barcelona, Venues - Convention Centre Gran Via". 
  4. ^ About Gran Vía 2 -
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