Mercat de la Boqueria
Mercat de la Boqueria, located on the Rambla de Sant Josep of Barcelona is the largest fresh produce market in Spain.
Often referred to as “a paradise for the senses”, Mercat de la Boqueria is nothing short of just that. With a long and rich history dating all the way back to the year 1217 when it first began as a street market on the Rambla, it has now flourished into a massive market filled with all you could imagine.
The Boqueria has a sales area of 2583 m² and is surrounded by buildings and is accessible on all four sides from the surrounding streets. Mercat de la Boqueria is within a lively and thriving area where both locals and tourists can come to try tasty foods, wines and of course plenty of tapas. Walking through the dozens of stalls, the aroma of everything seems to take you to a place that will have you wishing you could somehow try it all.
No trip to Barcelona would ever be complete without a visit and exploration of Mercat de la Boqueria. A fantastic place to come together with friends, family and loved ones to get true taste of some of the best foods and liveliest atmosphere any day of the week. If you don’t have time to cover all of the grounds during your first visit, then come back the next day for even more fun!
Mercat de la Boqueria in Brief
|Place||Les Rambles 91, 08001, Barcelona, Spain|
|Locally Known As||La Boqueria|
Did you know the beginning construction of the market began way back in 1217?