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El Rastro, Madrid

3.5
#7 of 142 in Shopping in Madrid
There’s something for everyone at El Rastro, an outdoor flea market where vendors offer new and used goods from knickknacks to furniture. There are even specialized areas, such as Calle Fray Ceferino Gonzales, or street of the birds, where domestic animals and birds are sold. Calle San Cayetano, street of the painters, sells paintings, drawings, and art supplies, and Calle Carnero offers old, rare, and collectible books. The site has been featured in several movies, books, and songs. Using our online itinerary creator, Madrid attractions like El Rastro can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is worth visiting this fair, which is only a few minutes walk from the heart of Madrid since clothes, bags, jewelry etc. Always keep an eye on your wallet
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  • It is good to have time to enter the business more varied, where you can discover thousands of interesting things to take your home
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  • Back in time this market was the place where you can buy antiques, weird stuff and clothes from alternative producers. Nowadays almost all the booths have the same made in china stuff. Anyways is an interesting place. Be very careful with pickpocketing because this is one of their favourite spots!!
  • An absolute gem of a place! There's so much to see here & buy too. You can purchase things for cheap here for sure. There's a really nice & calm vibe as well. A must visit place for tourists!
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