The best markets in Barcelona
The markets of the city have a very important role within the popular culture. They are curious, harsh places where good products can be found. With the expansion of supermarkets and imported products, neighborhood markets have lost importance. However, in recent years the people have realized that local products have more quality of those brought from abroad. Wherever you are in Barcelona you will often have a market close by. In today’s post, we show you the ones we like the most.
Mercat de la Boqueria
It is probably the most characteristic and famous market of the city. Products of all kinds can be found here. It is easy to sit and watch the hours passing by while you are trying a little of everything.
Mercat del Ninot
It is a temple for any local who wants to avoid the queues and crowds of the touristy center. This renowned market is located 20 minutes away from Plaza Cataluña and the gourmet choice is surprising . At the same time Mercat del Ninot is known for an good value for money.
Mercat de Sant Antoni
Founded in the 19th century it is an accurate representation of how the markets were when Barcelona was not that big. It was designed by the architect Antoni Rovira i Trias and after its renovation it maintains the metal structure as it was in the past.