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Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria

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El Raval
As featured in 3 Days in Barcelona and 8 other guides
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Address: La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 933 18 25 84
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8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This popular food market sells some of the freshest fruit, vegetables and...

This popular food market sells some of the freshest fruit, vegetables and seafood in Barcelona.

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We love fruits so it was the place to go. Everything was fresh from the fruits to the food. Sellers kind and helpful

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Levallois-Perret, France
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Levallois-Perret, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We love fruits so it was the place to go. Everything was fresh from the fruits to the food. Sellers kind and helpful

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Thank Frenchy A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The market is really cool and definitely worth a stroll through. Try some of the food, it all smells and tastes delicious. If you're super into different meats, fresh seafood, veggies, fruits, olives, and spices then you may spend a lot more time here. But if you just want to see it, it takes no more than an hour to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I found out about this market,but I thought it s just a normal market,with spanish influence.Well,it is not just a normal market,it s a place where you can find everything,from.fruits to restaurants where you can have a very nice meal with fresh seafood prepared right away. The way how everything is presented it's impressive. Definitelly it s a place wich... More 

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Thank Issa B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lively and colourful market with amazing fruit, meat, .... beautifully laid out. On Easter it's just amazing to see and buy all the Easter chocolates.

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Thank Paula V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely a place to go when in Barcelona. Nice place, walking all the way and tasting fruits, charcuterie, dessert, sea food, beers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted to visit this market and were not disappointed lots of variety and some open seating food stalls serving tapas etc, very crowded as its a popular destination.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Make sure you have euros as alot of venders don't accept credit card . This lively market is quite good and has pretty much anything needed to stay alive or to spice up life. There is a vender who sells delicious small portions of cold cuts. A few bars and sushi venders as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stumbled upon the market just by chance and so glad we did! So many different smells of food and varieties of cuisines on offer. The market is huge and has a wide variety of meats, fishes, vegetables and bakery products. Definitely worth a look round to sample the fresh juice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The market is awesome, everything is much more than delicious. When I visited it for the first time, I decided that I don't need any restaurants. I would visit Barcelona again, just to enjoy this heavenly place again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love fresh food this is the place to visit as it is packed local produce either to buy & take away or to eat at many of the surrounding bars.

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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