Visit the La Boquería Market in Barcelona

The Mercado de La Boquería is one of the must-sees for anyone visiting Barcelona.

This is a municipal market located in the heart of the city. city, in Las Ramblas to be more precise, and it is an extremely popular place for tourists of the world as well as some places that still buy in it.

In the Mercado de La Boquería >, as in any municipal market, you can find stalls selling vegetables, fruits, meats and many fish and seafood.

 seafood market of the boqueria

You also have a wide variety of pretty fun food stalls, where you can savor the classic portions of tortilla, octopus or Assorted sea food.

La Boqueria Market Barcelona

And well, there is room for multiculturalism and fusion, as you can see in the photo below.

 burritos mercado de la boqueria

The Boquería Market is fine to go and give it a Come back, have a natural juice and, if you're hungry, sit down at one of their food stalls and enjoy a rice or a good fried fish, which are usually very fresh.

 paella the boqueria market

Unlike Mercado de San Miguel in Madrid, a place made with the intention of attracting tourists (and with money because eating there is expensive), at the Boquería Market you can still feel a bit of the atmosphere of a traditional market ... yes, surrounded by Europeans and Asians everywhere.

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The stalls selling ham, vacuum-packed tenderloin and similar products are the real cazaturista store: prices are much more expensive than the price. half. If you eat something there, do it knowing where you are getting.

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Location of the Boquería Market

El Mercado de la Boquería is in Les Rambles 91. It is very close to the Liceu metro station (Line 3).

It is open from Monday to Saturday from 8:00 in the morning until 8:30 p.m. On Sundays it is closed.

If you want to visit other markets in Barcelona a little more free of tourists I recommend these three:

  1. Mercat de Sant Antoni
  2. La Concepción Market
  3. Mercat de Santa Caterina

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