Take in the local culture by meandering through the throngs of people going about their daily business at La Boqueria, arguably the country’s best-known market. Noted for selling a wide range of local products, including fish, meat, vegetables, and fruit, the market has been open since 1836. It’s worth a visit just for the colors, smells, and sights of the fresh foodstuffs displayed and sold here. Friendly vendors can tell you exactly where and how their goods were grown, raised, or harvested. Avoid driving and arrive as early as possible to miss the crowds. If you can allow time, take a seat at one of the cafes and spend a few moments observing other travelers as they search for a little bit of something Spanish to take home with them. Make La Boqueria part of your personalized Barcelona itinerary using our Barcelona trip maker app .
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La Boqueria Reviews
Mijn lief zat al 3 maand te zagen over die Boqueria, eerste dag zijn we dan maar direct naar daar getrokken. Viel me dat daar even mee? Gelijkaardig met Parijs maar dan levendiger, groter en kleurrijk... more »My sweetheart was already 3 months to see about the Boqueria, first day we are then pulled straight to there. Did I agree with that? Similar to Paris but more vividly, bigger and more colorful. Not so similar actually. Sure do. We were direct friends of Pugdemont. Laughed. been back 4 times. Many juices drunk.
Mercato storico di Barcellona con tanti banchi, soprattutto alimentari. Consiglio di passarci solo per vederlo e di fare attenzione a cosa mangiare. Vi sono condizioni igieniche che, in Italia, sarebb... more »Historic Barcelona market with many banks, especially food. I recommend passing by just to see it and to be careful what to eat. There are hygienic conditions which, in Italy, would be life imprisonment. Many desks, in fact, are without a showcase, leaving food exposed to the air and the hands of the people. In addition, being an open market, there fly freely even our pigeon friends, therefore, you can imagine the condition.
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