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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

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 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 7 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
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Well, if you don't like crowded spots, this is not the place for you. However, if you are searching for curious things, original clothes and accessorizes, then this might be the right place to try. I saw very cute things, but I was not in...More

Thank DecemberElegy
Reviewed 27 September 2017

A Sunday treat that few tourists know about, El Rastro has been in business for as long as I have been going to Spain. (At least the 70's). It has almost everything from antiques to knock offs, to old books, records, vintage clothes and even...More

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La Latina is a charming neighbourhood with two unique
personalities. At first glance, it’s distinctly
old-world, with narrow streets weaving a maze among
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
...More
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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
27 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
14 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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