Super busy (as expected) but the stuff on offer really isn’t worth the hassle of the heaving crowds.
About El Rastro
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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...
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
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
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
My wife and I spent about 2 hours at this market and had a nice time wandering the stalls. I have seen a few reviews saying all the items are junk but this is an exaggeration. Of course, since it is a flea market and...More