shopping malls madrid

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Are you in Madrid and want to go shopping but the weather is not good and you don’t want to get wet? We have plenty of shopping malls in Madrid although some of them are not easily reachable by public transport.

So we thought that it would be a good idea to list here the most easy to reach shopping malls of Madrid. Here we go!



▶ WOW

WOW shopping mall, in the heart of the city, is not a real shopping mal but more like a huge concept store. It’s located in an awesome building that housed once the Roma Hotel (and that’s why on the top of the building you will be finding an SPRQ sign, latin abbreviation meaning «The Roman Senate and People» and the Capitoline Wolf statue). WOW is a concept store designed as a multi-brand, multi-product shopping mall where you can find hundreds of branded items born on the internet, complemented by an innovative range of leisure area and food places. Consumers are offered a unique and different shopping experience, both digitally and physically.

WOW Shopping Center

In its 5500 square meters, spread over 8 floors, WOW will have a temporary, rotating and, sometimes, exclusive offer of fashion, decoration, technology, design and entertainment, as well as technological leisure spaces, e-gaming, a cooking school, fitness and instagramer studios, a digital museum and even a café where the waiter is an articulated robot

WOW Shopping Center

▶  Plenilunio

Although it is a bit further away than some in our list, going to Plenilunio can be the perfect excuse to go for a walk in the nearby Capricho Park: one of the most unknown and beautiful in the city. A very large shopping mall with a large number of shops common to these centres: H&M, Zara, Bershka, Stradivarius, Pull&Bear, Springfield, Blanco, etc. The special feature is Primark, since it is the second largest primark store in Spain.

The top floor catering is very complete (fast food and other kind of restaurants, cinema and a 32 tracks bowling). In addition to this, in Plenilunio there is one of the largest urban spas in Europe with more than 4500 square meters. For those want to get there by car there are parking spaces in the basement in the shade for free.

Centre commercial Plenilunio

▶ Madrid Rio

Did you know that Madrid has a river? We all know that near every river there is life, and Madrid is no exception to the rule. Plaza Río is the brand new shopping mall in Madrid inaugurated in 2018: 3 floors, a multitude of shops (among its stores there is the FNAC, Zara Home, Victoria’s Secret, Armani Exchange, El Ganso, Jack & Jones, Adidas and Tous) and a terrace dedicated to leisure and gastronomy.

From its huge terrace,you get to see a very nice view of the river and the cultural center of Matadero, a visit that we highly recommend. Matadero is a cultural reference in the city, which is always in motion, you will find for example exhibition rooms that change regularly.

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The river and the old slaughterhouse seen from the terrace of Plaza Rio

Madrid and its surroundings have many shopping centers easy to reach by public transport. 



▶ Las Rozas Village

Only 30 minutes from the centre of Madrid, it is one of the eleven shopping destinations part of the Bicester Village Shopping collection. The Village has more than 100 boutiques of the best national and international fashion and lifestyle companies, including Chloé, Ferragamo, Kenzo, Sandro, Boss Hugo Boss, Scalpers, Montblanc and Karl Lagerfeld, with discounts of up to 60% of the original price throughout the year.

The Village is the ideal place for those looking for a unique, safe and outdoor shopping experience. Strolling along its boulevards and finishing on the terrace with a view of the best sunset and incredible views of the mountains is the perfect end to a day of shopping. Las Rozas Village offers shopping packages for 50€ and €100 which include a VIP Pass for a 10% discount on the price in all shops in the village and a refreshment voucher to improve your experience. You can buy them here

Las Rozas Village Central Street

 

▶ Príncipe Pío: an old train station

A shopping mall in a former 19th century train station transformed into a place of shopping and leisure. It is the most accessible shopping centre in Madrid and is less than a 15-minute walk from the Royal Palace. Its exterior and interior design is worth a visit and although there are not as many shops as other major shopping centres, its gastronomic offer and cinemas are great.

Some shops you will find at the Principe Pio shopping center are: Clothing (Bershka, H&M, Imtimissimi, Mango, Levi’s, Punt Rome, Pimkie, Pull & Bear, Misako, Natura, Sphera, Springfield, Stradivarius, Benetton, Women’s Secret, etc.) & shoes and accessories (Elena Fernández, Skechers, Sometimes, Misako, Ulanka, etc.).

 

Madrid Shopping Centre
Prince Pio: A train station that has become a shopping centre

▶  La Vaguada

  • Avenue Monforte de Lemos 36 (Herrera Metro Stop, Line 9)
  • https://enlavaguada.com/es/tiendas/

The first shopping centre in Madrid to open, the Vaguada was able to keep up with the times and remains the favourite of many Madrid residents. Easily accessible by metro, it has 85,500 square metres of varied shops (247), cinemas and restaurants. Among them, a physical shop of Aliexpress. In addition, it is a family shopping center offering many services designed especially for children, including a playground where they can enjoy many activities and a park.

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Initially opened in 1983 and completely renovated in 2003, La Vaguada has always been Madrid’s cutting edge shopping centre. Located just to the north of the old city centre, La Vaguada
has that ideal mix of major international retailers and smaller boutiques. In combination, this is a great retail offering. Easy access as the centre is close to main roads and public transport hubs.

Shopping malls in Madrid



▶ La Gavia

  • Rue Adolfo Bioy Casares 2 (Metro stop Las Suertes, Line 1)
  • https://la-gavia.klepierre.es/

In 40 minutes from the Puerta del Sol and without changing metro line (line 1 stop Las Suertes) you arrive at La Gavia which includes the largest Carrefour hypermarket in Madrid, Ikea, FNAC, 3D theaters, free wifi, post office, Primark, etc. absolutely everything.

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La Gavia

▶   ABC Serrano Shopping Center

  • Serrano Street 61
  • https://www.abcserrano.com/directorio-de-tiendas/

In the first place, this shopping mall is worth a visit for its magnificent façade and the area in which it is located, the Salamanca district. Salamanca is one of the most important areas of Madrid, both for its particular distribution and for the famous inhabitants who have lived there over the years. The forerunner, to whom the district owes its name, was the Malaguène José de Salamanca y Mayol, Marquis de Salamanca, who designed a new location with a careful construction to house the aristocratic and bourgeois classes of Madrid.

It seems perhaps the least interesting of all considering its small size (the ABC Serrano shopping center offers some exclusive shops and above all, a privileged location). In addition to the shops, the Sweet Space Museum and The Robot Museum.

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