Remember when you were a kid and you visited a toy store? The experience wasn’t about shopping, but about the discovery of new worlds and the idea of entering new and exciting adventures. Going out to a toy store meant embarking on a quest to find the perfect new toy, bring it home with you and just let your imagination roam free.
Who says the fun had to stop at childhood? Invite your child, your nephew or simply take yourself on a trip to some of the best toys stores in Barcelona. It will be one of the most amazing days you have ever had!
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If you are looking for a place to buy toys in Barcelona, but would like to find something completely different, pay a visit to Fantastik. This kitsch/vintage store collects items from decades ago that will make adults feel nostalgic and kids feel delighted. At Fantastik you can find anything from wind-up metal robots and Russian nesting dolls, to wooden puzzles and rolly polly dolls.
Fantastik is located at Calle Joaquín Costa, 62.
Created by Argentinean artist Mariela Marabi, Almacén Marabi is a wonderful store in Born that sells handmade rag dolls and patchwork figures. The space is not only the store but also Mariela’s workshop, where she creates the dolls and puppets that are available for sale.
At Almacén Marabi you can find a quirky and colorful selection of toys for children and adults, as well as pieces like fabric key rings, brooches, wallets and rings.
Almacén Marabi is located at Carrer de Cicera, 6.
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Abitare Kids Barruguet
Barruguet came to life in order to fill a gap in the educational toys market. Founded over forty years ago by Carme Ferrusola, Barruguet has its own line of specialized toys that are not only fun but also help children develop critical thinking. This toy shop offers a variety of toys for ages 0 to 14, and a couple of fun items for those who are older.
Barruget is located at Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 620.
One of the coolest places to go shopping with kids in Barcelona is Palau, a store that specializes in miniature vehicles and other boy-oriented toys. Dads will have a great time visiting the store with their sons, where they can find an array of model trains, racing tracks and radio-controlled helicopters, cars, boats and even drones! There is also a section with wooden boats that can be bought already assembled or to assemble at home. And for those who love old-school toys, there is a special selection of Playmobil and Lego to choose from.
There are three Palau toy stores in Barcelona: one at Carrer de Balmes, 72; one at Ronda de Sant Antoni, 61; and one at Travessera de Gràcia, 84.
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