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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  • Take enough money, here you spend it with a smile and like... Whether you fancy cold meats, cheeses, fruit or just taste a bit of each.
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  • I have to be honest it's what impressed me most in Barcelona, the colors, the scents. all great... And then you have to taste and taste again... All with moderate prices... You can choose to eat some fish some nice sandwich ham. and still fruit juice fruit salads of all kinds I mean if you're in Barcelona take time x the market
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