Glòries - Torre Agbar
The AGBAR tower is the headquarters of the Barcelona water company, abuilding of ever-changing colors that has become the third tallest building inBarcelona and the new symbol of the city. It was designed by renowned Frencharchitect Jean Nouvel, who took his inspiration from water and the towersof the Sagrada Familia. This building has become the gateway to the newtechnological district of Barcelona, the so-called 22@. The Glòries shopping center is one of the largest shopping areas of the city, which occupies an area of 250.000 m2. The structure consists of three large buildings which contain designer stores, restaurants, fast food chains and bars. The origins of the Encants BCN market date back to the 14th century, making it one of Europe's oldest markets. It is visited by around 100,000 people a week, eager to find bargains amongst its antique furniture, second-hand clothes, books and old records, or collectors' items.