Located on the western edge of the Raval, Mercat de Sant Antoni is the neighborhood’s major produce market. With stalls filled with colorful fruit, vegetables, fish and seafood, Sant Antoni and is one of the largest (and least touristy) markets in Barcelona. Visitors will be struck by the size of the structure (the building occupies a complete block) and should plan on spending some time enjoying the tapas bars while here. Note that on Sunday from 8:30am to 2:30pm, there is also a book and coin market for specialty collectors; you'll be able to a huge assortment of old books, magazines, comics, postcards, records, coins, stamp, and textiles—if you're into that sort of thing. Regardless, come and meander the food stalls and get lost in Spanish culinary bliss.
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