Apartments Near La Boqueria
A large public market, La Boqueria is situated in the Barcelona district Ciutat Vella. Being one of the tourist landmarks, the market is entered from area La Rambla and is close to the opera house in the city Liceu. Well-situated from the plethora of hotel apartments in Barcelona, the La Boqueria market offers a wide selection of goods. It was first mentioned in year 1217 and first used to be a pig market, then a straw market. Later, here was constructed a separate market that was housing fishmongers and butchers, but its official status was recognized after year 1835. The La Boqueria market was opened officially in year 1840, and a new fish market was opened in year 1911 and three years later there was added a metal roof that is still existing today.