Bouqueria Market Barcelona

The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, frequently basically alluded to as La Boqueria, is an extensive open market in the Ciudad Vieja locale of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and one of the city's first vacationer points of interest, with a passageway from La Rambla, not a long way from the Liceo, Barcelona's musical show house. The market has an extremely various determination of goods.


  • Barcelona Metro - Liceu (on L3).
  • Barcelona Bus - Lines 14, 59 and 91.


The principal say of the Boqueria showcase in Barcelona dates from 1217 when tables were introduced close to the old city entryway to offer meat. From December 1470 onwards, a pig advertise was held at this site; as of now, it was known as Mercadi Bornet. Afterward, until 1794, it was referred to just as Mercat de la Palla, or straw market. In the first place, the market was not encased and had no official status, is viewed essentially as an augmentation of the Plaza Nueva advertise, which stretched out to the Plaza del Pino. The present name is accepted to get from the Catalan boc, signifying "goat", hence a boqueria would be where goat meat is sold.[2]

Afterward, the experts chose to develop a different market on La Rambla, lodging for the most part fishmongers and butchers. It was not until 1826 that the market was lawfully perceived, and a tradition held in 1835 chose to construct an official structure. Development started on March 19, 1840, under the heading of the modeler Mas Vilá. The market authoritatively opened around the same time, yet the plans for the building were adjusted ordinarily. The initiation of the structure, at last, occurred in 1853. Another fish advertise opened in 1911, and the metal rooftop that still exists today was developed in 1914.