Cool flea market in a cool funky neighborhood. Wall to wall people, but still enjoyable. Lots of great small shops, bars and cafes to enjoy. Worth the visit.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...