3 mentions in Anyone know about Madrid flea markets?
Ana A. said, "...Candace, The most famous 'flea market' in Madrid is El Rastro. It's on Sunday morning and holidays (in the morning also). I reccomend to go early as it is very crowded. And be very aware of your stuff. Then there are..." See More
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Andrea F. said, "...Alcalá which is one of the most important monuments in Madrid. Plus, one of the most typical things in Madrid is El Rastro, a street market that opens every Sunday with a really hippie vibe haha. Finally, Madrid is a city..." See More
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Oliver A. said, "...40.438815,-3.694603 - to eat delicious modern tapas. Bourdain-visited medium-priced amazingly delicious restaurant. If you can afford it, try it. Do it. El Rastro (famous Sunday morning flea market) El Rastro, Calle Ribera de Curtidores, Madrid, Spain - follow it up with people-watching..." See More
Janelle K. said, "...local life. Make sure you buy a "sombra" (shade) ticket (costs a bit more) or you'll get fried. The Lavapiés and El Rastro flea markets are great places to mingle with working class Madrilenos and shop for trinkets. They're safe, but a..." See More
2 mentions in What cool items did you buy in Madrid?
Rocio A. said, "...Hello Rose!!, I went to a very famous open air flea market called El Rastro and found many interesting and typical things at a very low cost. I bought some "castanuelas" (castanets?), Spanish fans, mantones, antiques,leather bags, and many unique souvenirs. Besides..." See More
Lavi N. said, "... El Rastro is absolutely the best place to find little knick knacks. Jamón is something I'd want to buy and take home with me, not sure about the rules on bringing food like that back to the US. Buy Spanish wine! And..." See More
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