The most popular and interesting shopping centers in Barnaul
Despite the fact that the capital of Altai Krai is far awaynot the largest or the richest city in the country, it stands out by the fact that from year to year it confirms the status of one of the most affluent shopping areas. For every thousand inhabitants there are 880 square meters of shops and shopping centers - only Krasnodar. What can boast shopping centers in Barnaul?
The oldest shopping centers of the city
Today there are about ten malls in the city, butsmall cozy shopping centers just do not count. So far, many of those that have opened 15-20 years ago. Then the shopping centers were just rows of shops without entertainment facilities, fountains and huge galleries.
In 2001 the shopping center "Caesar" was opened in the city.Red brick building with columns and a wide porch for many years was the most popular shopping place in the city. Luxury brands of clothes and shoes could be bought here. Today, like many outdated shopping centers in Barnaul, he has exhausted the old gloss and loses anchor tenants one by one.
In 2002, on the site of empty factory premisesthe shopping center "Altai" was opened. At 63 thousand square meters, then, the main flagships of the market were presented - a grocery supermarket, a store for home goods, furniture stores and many boutiques of clothes and shoes. Today it is also popular, despite the fact that it is competing with the larger shopping centers of Barnaul.
A list of TC's favorite townspeople would be incomplete withouta building built specifically for trade - "Ultra" on Lenin Avenue. It opened in 2004 and for 10 years did not stand out among its own kind. But in 2015 the trading house changed the concept and began to position itself as a place of leisure and entertainment in the historical part of the city.
Literally every year new tradethe centers of Barnaul, photo projects capture the townspeople because the buildings are huge and modern. So, in 2014 a huge shopping and entertainment center "Arena" was opened in the city, and a year later in Barnaul Parad shopping center was opened.
This year, among the newcomers, there were two interesting projects - the Gulliver shopping and office center and the Pioneer shopping and entertainment center. In 2017, it is planned to open another mall called "Galaxy".
The largest shopping centers in Barnaul
And here there is something to boast of the city on Obi - inits disposal is one of the largest malls in Russia - the SEC "Arena" with a total area of 170 thousand square meters! It is visited by 15 thousand people a day and can get here any entertainment - from a rich shopping to watching a movie or dinner in a restaurant.
But the Arena does not have to be the longest - it will be soonwill be built shopping mall "Galaxy" on the site of the non-functioning hardware-mechanical plant. The area of the future complex is 200 thousand square meters. He will store and stores, and entertainment, and even a full-fledged hockey field.
While the second largest center is Pioneer on Novymarket. Its area of "only" 80 thousand squares, but the advantage in location - the mall is located in the heart of the city with excellent transport accessibility. You can get here by all means of transport - by bus, shuttle, trolley and even by tram.
Interesting malls for entertainment
If the trading part of the malls is almost all similar -except for a couple of anchor tenants brands in all are similar, then in the entertainment part, the new shopping centers are trying to outperform their competitors.
Barnaul is no longer surprising with good cinemas in the malls, many of them have their own cinemas:
- "Arena" - 9 rooms IMAX and D-BOX.
- "Europe" and "Fires" - the halls of the Barnaul network "Kinomir".
Also in all the malls you can eat on the food court, in a cafe or a full-fledged restaurant:
- Under the roof of the Arena there are both, for example, Balkon, Fargo, Cinnabon, pancake, fast food and coffee shops.
- In the "City-center" are restaurants "Titian" and "Greenwich".
- In the "Lights" is the bar "Hans".
- In the "Europe" guests are waiting for a steak-pub, sushi bar and a coffee-restaurant.
And many more shopping centers in Barnaul offerTheir amusement parks for families. In "Spring" Happy Land with bowling, attractions and slot machines, in "Lights" "Smeshariki" for kids and Dream land for older children, and in "City Center" - "Kosmopark". "Arena" surprises with the attraction of gyroscope and rope park, a mirror labyrinth and numerous Toy Library.