Xanadu is a multi level sports and shopping center located to the south of the city on the side of the A-5 highway. Easily reached by Car, Bus or Taxi it is also provides for disabled people and young children.
Xanadu Madrid also contains the largest indoor ski slope in Europe!
PlazaNorte2 is set amongst the largest Madrid shopping complex just to the north of the city. The same complex also plays host to a number of independent stores and supermarkets with their own buildings eg Ikea, Carrefour, Decimas however with its 200 plus stores PlazaNorte2 dominates the area.
PlazaNorte 2 is contains a large number of restaurants and bars for both day and night!
Sexta Avenida takes its name from the complex´s location at the side of the A-6 highway. This strategic loaction means that its 100 plus shops can be reached by Caqr Bus or Train.
Sexta avenida has created a typicla "Terraza" (terrace) inside the centre in which you can enjoy Spanish food whilst undercover all year round!
Other Madrid shopping centres
Whilst the Madrid shopping complexes above are the "big three" there exists many additional smaller complexes. Below are links to two such complexes who have taken the trouble to provide English websites.
Las Rozas Village An outlet centre for the main and independent fashion houses located close to the Sexta avenida shopping center.
El Jardin de Serrano Located in the Heart of Madrids shopping district this center, although smaller than the out of town centers, is one of the few one stop shopping centers within reach of most Madrid hotels. Somewhere to while away an afternoon if still recuperating from the jetlag?