Barcelona, Spain 2012 - The Boqueria Market
The Boqueria Market, was born as a travelling market, placed in the Ramblas of Barcelona, Spain. La Rambla acquired growing importance as a pedestrian lane, and the market was set in the best place to attract the large numbers of passers-by and local inhabitants. It originated as an open-air market, in front of one of the gates of the old city wall (Pla de la Boqueria) where fruit and vegetable traders from local towns and farms near by would sell their products. .