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El Rastro

Plaza de Cascorro, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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Tourists and locals alike flock to this open air flea market, where the smart shopper can find some of the best bargains in the city.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“flea market” (128 reviews)
“leather goods” (21 reviews)
“for sale” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Plaza de Cascorro, 28005 Madrid, Spain
La Latina
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place where you can find bargains and souvenirs. We loved it! Gets really crowded....and because of that just be careful with your belongings. Also since it is like a “flea market “ on the streets the stores in the area are also open. You...More

Thank Daisy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Open on Sundays, El Rastro is a nice way to spend a couple of hours on a Sunday morning. It's a huge market with several hundred stalls covering several streets and alleyways. Some of the tourist souvenirs are cheaper here than in the stores. It...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We visited the El Rastro market with our teenage daughters. I believe that it is only operating on Sundays. You can easily spend an hour or two here browsing all the stores. We started at about 10am and finished at about 12:00. It was not...More

Thank LeahSydney01
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We had a great morning at El Rastro It is easily accessible by going through the Plaza Mayor and down the Calle Toledo as the streets branch off down the hill. There is the usual market "stuff" as well as some good souvenirs and antiques....More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Super busy (as expected) but the stuff on offer really isn’t worth the hassle of the heaving crowds.

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Most travelers like to go to Flea Markets if they have the time and if their visit happens to be on a Sunday. El Rastro won't disappoint them. Easily accessible by Madrid's superb metro (get off at La Latina), or if you don't mind a...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the flea market and were greeted by a plethora of interesting stalls. The erstwhile people who run them do great deals and you can always knock a few shekels off. Managed to pick up some quirky souvenirs for my partner back in...More

Thank alexhhill
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Even though i did not buy anything from the flea market took very interesting pictures, be careful of the pickpockets as they are everywhere and searching for careless tourists. I did found a great little bookstore with the most knowledgeable lady. She help me pick...More

Thank prosignia300
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Every Sunday the neighborhood sets up a giant open market treat that has antiques, clothes, art, things you do not need, souvenirs, food, and more...

Thank chuckawala
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The flea market is packet and there is a police presence (Tourist police). Once getting past the trinkets used clothes and cheap souvenirs, I enjoyed the antique section some great items there

Thank Houston2tall
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La Latina is a charming neighbourhood with two unique
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charming stone buildings in sunny, bright colors like
yellow and pink. The other side of La Latina is
characterized by a young population and a bohemian
vibe, as evidenced by a dynamic and evolving selection
of new bars, shops, coworking spaces, and other
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Emerald-Diamond
10 July 2017|
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Response from mishka03_foster | Reviewed this property |
I believe El Rastro has a market everyday with Sunday being the main day where many streets are closed to traffic. There are many second hand and antique shops located in the streets where the markets take place. I am not... More
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Natasha S
26 May 2017|
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Response from Irene V | Reviewed this property |
I would go back to Puerta del Sol. Close to it at the corner Carrera de S. Jeronimo and Calle de la Victoria is a "Museo del Jamon" bar/restaurant. The restaurant is at the first floor. There is a lot of spare and many local... More
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newbietothis
13 February 2017|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
Encuentras de todo en el rastro, es una aventura...
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