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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  • Crowded with people just before the Christmas, it had a festive feel. All sorts of food items on display it is a paradise for people that like to explore the local fresh produce. Lot of eateries to...  more »
  • We went there three times because we loved the various options of food...from seafood, to different meat assortments, empanadas, fruits, chocolate, fresh juice and so much more!  more »
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