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Sant Josep Market (La Boquería)

The Boqueria market was opened in 1840 after four years of work on the land occupied until then by the Convent of Sant Josep. Its history goes back much further than that however, as it was in this exact space on the Ramblas that peddlers sold meat in the 13th century.


Over time, the market was transformed into a modern market. Gas lighting was incorporated, and in 1914 the metal roof was completed which, as well as protecting the food, the sellers and the buyers, also gave the market character.


The Boqueria market is a true living, historical and architectural space of unquestionable value. Over the years it has become a must-visit for shoppers and tourists alike, because of the structure of the market itself and the wide variety of products it offers.

Address: La Rambla, 89 bis

Buses: 14, 59, 91

Metro: Liceu (L3)


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Places of interest near HCC Hotels


    Our hotels are situated in the city centre of Barcelona, strategically located in emblematic buildings from the city, close to the historical monuments from Barcelona and to the main cultural and shopping areas. If you stay in HCC St Moritz hotel you will find just a step away Passeig de Gracia; if you want to visit La Pedrera HCC Regente hotel is close to the building; HCC Montblanc hotel is located just in front the Palau de la Música and a few minutes from Picasso Museum, if you come to Barcelona to attend a fair or to see a concert HCC Lugano hotel is located near the Barcelona Trade Fair and to The Olimpic Ring, from HCC Taber hotel you will last 5 minutes walking to Plaza Catalunya, the best option close to the Sants station is HCC Open hotel; if you want to visit the Camp Nou or the F.C. Barcelona museum stay in HCC Covadonga hotel in Diagonal Avenue.

    If you prefer to know other singular places from Catalunya come to the HCC Ciutat de Berga hotel situated in the heart of the city in the middle of the Pre-Pyrenees and HCC Montsia hotel is perfect to enjoy the Ebro Delta.


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