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La Boqueria, Barcelona

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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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  • Boqueria is an old and historic marketplace in downtown Barcelona, but over the last decades it became a tourist attraction loosing its prime character and becoming a tourist trap with mostly... 
    Boqueria is an old and historic marketplace in downtown Barcelona, but over the last decades it became a tourist attraction loosing its prime character and becoming a tourist trap with mostly...  more »
  • Worth the detour. Spectacular food and variety. Many places to take a meal of buy snacks. Also it is clean for a market. Great experience 
    Worth the detour. Spectacular food and variety. Many places to take a meal of buy snacks. Also it is clean for a market. Great experience  more »
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  • What a feast for the senses! Enormous variety of gourmet items. I have never seen such a rainbow of juices! Chocolate, candies, nuts, caramelized goodies... I really enjoyed just walking through and seeing the rich array of high quality products. Of course, tasting was delightful too
  • Beautiful colorful market where you can take in so many flavors. Lots to see with tons of people enjoying themselves. Went and had a great time with the girls and we left satisfied. Plenty to take with you when you head out. Great fruit and vegetables and tons of meats. Thank you for a great experience and see you again soon. It is definitely worth the trip

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