Get ready for the lovely smells and colors, just enjoy it. It’s the best showcase of ingredients in the city, where you can find things that are impossible to find anywhere else in Barcelona.
At La Boqueria people eat and shop together, living life well and enjoying a sense of community. It is a gastronomic temple, a place that features all the phases in the food chain, from the producers, harvesters, butchers and fishmongers who provide the food, to the individual and professional clients.
There are different stall types; bars, meat, specialities dry fruits, fruit and vegetables, legumes, seafood, olives, fish, ready meals and various.
La Boqueria, as its known today, has been through many phases of life. It started as a travelling market, placed in Las Ramblas of Barcelona, one of the best places to attract the largest amount of passers- by and local residents.
During the 21st century, La Boqueria has been reborn in commercial terms, and is now an international name of reference.
A new addition in 2003 is the market’s Culinary Classroom, where children and adults can learn about food and cooking. Different gastronomic events are organized every day.
The courses will combine theory and practice; variety and origin of products, cooking techniques and preparation of different kind of menus. The lessons are given by chefs and sommeliers.
For tourists La Boqueria is a real must! When you walk through the market, you’ll be amazed of all the food, colours and people!
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