Barcelona, a photo a day

Plaza de toros


This is one of the 2 bullfighting arenas I know of in Barcelona.
Bullfighting. Whatever you might think of it, the news here are that many people try to stop it. Some want to stop it entirely, some want it to be just a sport, with no actual killing of the toros, the way they do it in Portugal.

Well, this arena is being transformed into a giant shopping center. Due to the crisis, the works stopped for a year, but they started again. The complex should open early next year.

And once again… Sorry for having so little time to browsing your blogs. Will try to come back as soon as possible.

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7 responses

  1. If you are living in Barcelona, maybe you'll be interested in my blog. There I have a post about the third bullfighting arena “EL TORIN” in Barceloneta.

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    August 19, 2010 at 12:26 pm

  2. VP

    I don't remember the roof over the arena…

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    March 5, 2010 at 6:28 pm

  3. I'm against bull fighting – and shopping centre are just to much 😉

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    March 5, 2010 at 10:15 am

  4. Aloha, my Friends!

    Comfort Spiral

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    March 5, 2010 at 3:01 am

  5. Personally, I think bull fighting is a rather unsporting “sport,” and should be sent to the trash can.

    It's an interesting building and I can imagine it will make an impressive shopping center.

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    March 4, 2010 at 9:24 pm

  6. Hmmm I think when we were in Barcelona in 2006, this place was under construction.Nice to know it's a shopping now! 🙂
    Léia

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    March 4, 2010 at 7:15 pm

  7. J'aime pas trop les centres commerciaux mais j'aime encore moins la corrida. Ils auraient dû garder les arènes pour des spectacles !

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    March 4, 2010 at 5:53 pm

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