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“Touristy but fun”

Mercat de la Boqueria
Ranked #7 of 727 things to do in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This popular food market sells some of the freshest fruit, vegetables and seafood in Barcelona.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Lovely to look at all the fresh produce although it is quite touristy here. Definately worth a stroll through if you are on the ramblas - which of course you will be at some point!

Thank davidandmel
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"tapas"
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"great market"
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"jamon"
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"fresh juice"
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"ham"
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"busy market"
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"meat and fish"
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"food stalls"
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"love food"
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"stalls selling"
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"feast for the eyes"
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"for sale"
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"las ramblas"
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"walk around"
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"paella"
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"visiting barcelona"
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The market seems to be mostly a touristic market, with many stands of juices, small restaurants, and food stands.
However, it's a colorful and cheerful market, and it worths spending half an hour walking around there.

Thank chenit
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Go hungry to the Mercat de la Boqueria...wonderful veggies, seafood, fruit cups, and restaurants. Go early in morning for the least crowds...by 12 noon, it is crowded and noisy.

Thank Charles W
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Loved all the sights and sound. Bought strawberries like no other. Ate lunch at Bar Central. Foodie fabulous.

Thank Patti F
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

With our hotel just a 5 minute walk from the market, we visited a couple of times. The best time for us was the morning to get breakfast - fresh breads, baked goods, fruit and smoothies. In the morning it was usually quieter and would have less tourists so it was ideal!
The offerings in the market are vast and the concepts they offer are fresh and interesting. The food/drink we had was very tasty and real indulgent.
As it's a market under shelter, it can be quite cool, specifically when out of the sun so a jacket/cardigan is probably recommended.

Thank Bethhy
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