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El Rastro

Plaza de Cascorro, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 40 40 10
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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.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“flea market” (113 reviews)
“leather goods” (21 reviews)
“for sale” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Plaza de Cascorro, 28005 Madrid, Spain
La Latina
+34 915 40 40 10
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A good stroll for a Sunday morning but a lot of the stalls are similar. There are some stalls for tourists to buy souvenirs, which are all fairly priced.

Thank skyblueaaron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a place to see if visiting Madrid on a Sunday. Like all good markets, there are plenty of locals getting their sundries here, as well as tourists looking for the memorable affordable souvenir. A beautiful tree-lined street will keep the summer sun off of...More

Thank MaikoG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only on Sundays! If you're visiting Madrid on a Sunday, make time to visit. Compares to the 51st Street Festival in Manhattan, NYC. However, larger in size and vendors! No haggling for prices was my experience, prices are already low.

Thank Cuchopantera
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Sunday market has something for everyone....new clothing, artisanal accessories, inexpensive clothing and accessories, flea market, household goods and old things. It seems as if all of Madrid visits here sooner or later. It is a great place to pick up gifts. The selection of...More

Thank CLT29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Largest group of flea marketeers any where. The usual clothing, shoe, Spanish memorabilia, eats, comic books, music stalls. You need to bring your heavy duty walking shoes to this baby. Worth the trip if only to take back the memory of what a real flea...More

Thank jknows
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loads of things to look at (as it should be) but I could not find anything to buy. I found it quite clean for such a place but the good thing is the choice of small bars with local specialities around. It was worth the...More

Thank japta75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very large market with plenty of clothes and souveniers. Surrounding area has many antique type shops and a couple of saddlerys (best value in Madrid for leather handbags and shoes - all hand made on the premises) By lunchtime it is really too crowded to...More

Thank DerbyMum
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Only open on Sundays. A great way to spend 2-3 hours. Even if you do not intend to buy anything,,,,, it will be hard to resist all the "bargains". Lots of junk, some antiques, many vendors, all fun. Just be sure to secure your wallet...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This market is a Sunday institution for madridilenos but the main thoroughfare is dominated by cheap t-shirts, shoes, belts, hats, etc and is much the same fare as you would find in any major city market such as Camden Town in London. There is more...More

Thank Floppylion
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of variety here - I was expecting just street vendors but there are a ton of shops as well - streets are packed by noon - I wish I had gotten there earlier -a yearly marathon in the center of the city made it...More

1  Thank Jeffrey S
La Latina
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
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Natasha S
What typical Spanish, fairly priced restaurant nearby would you recommend for a family of 6?
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
HI at the flea markets, do they sell knock off football shirts etc?
13 February 2017|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
Encuentras de todo en el rastro, es una aventura...
Can anyone tell will the market open on 26 Dec 2016? It is Monday, but also is public holiday. Thanks a lot!
27 November 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
According to the Madrid tourism website, El Rastro is open every Sunday and public holiday of the year. Since December 26, 2016, is a public holiday the market should be open.