Mercat de la Boqueria

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The Sant Josep Market, sometimes referred to as 'La Boqueria,' is situated on La Rambla in the center of Barcelona. This market, which is renowned for being attractive and perfect, was formerly the patio of the Sant Josep Church and was later changed into an indoor market.

The market has a metallic/glass appearance, but its interiors are what sets it apart from others around the globe. Today, La Boqueria is a symbol that has helped to establish Barcelona as a global leader in the fresh produce market. Over 300 kiosks at the colorful Boqueria Market's maze-like 2,500 square meter space provide various goods specific to Barcelonan cuisine. It is challenging to imagine a commodity absent from this renowned market due to the size of the selections.

Things to do at Mercat de la Boqueria:

  • Find fresh fruit that is unparalleled in taste and quality:

This is a one-stop shop for anything you need because you can locate products from all over the world under one roof. The flooring, covered in fruit peels and melting ice, adds to the experience's attractiveness.

  • Feast your eyes on the rich range of worldwide and regional curations:

Barcelona's well-known La Boqueria market is a true feast for the senses. The market is well-organized and has colorful fruit rainbows and bell peppers. You will be overwhelmed by the drool-worthy fragrances and diversity all around you despite the regular crowds. You're welcome to indulge in a shopping frenzy, and the costs are affordable.

  • Learn a new skill at the Boqueria Food School:

At the Boqueria Culinary School, you may learn all there is to know about eating and cooking. Both the production process and the basics of cooking will be covered. It is a memorable experience that renowned chefs and sommeliers will expertly guide.

  • Discover the Vietnam of Barcelona:

Did you realize that 'Vietnam' is the southernmost area of La Boqueria? On this side of the market, where a lot of amazing food is produced, you may find a large variety of fresh herbs, spices, chilies, and strange fruits and vegetables. Appreciate better costs than those from the center square if you enjoy fish.

  • Visit a prestigious restaurant for wine and dinner or savor street cuisine made with seasonal ingredients:

  1. There are just eight seats at Direkte, a local restaurant that serves tasting menus that include at least seven different meals and two desserts.
  2. Try El Quim; a neighborhood tradition made famous by Anthony Bourdain for its fried eggs and mushrooms, or the conveniently located Kiosko Universal for grilled fish and vegetables if you don't mind the crowds.
  3. And if you must eat paella close to La Rambla, Paella Bar Boqueria, which is close to El Quim on the Passatge dels Coloms side of the market, is your best choice.

  • imageDuration Required
    1 hour 30 minutes

Address of Mercat de la Boqueria

La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona, Spain

Opening & Closing time of Mercat de la Boqueria

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

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