The Ultimate Guide to El Rastro Madrid + Tips!

The Ultimate Guide to El Rastro Madrid + Tips!, Madrid, Spain (B)

I don’t always wake up early on Sunday morning, but when I do, it’s to visit El Rastro in Madrid, the largest and most popular open air flea market of Spain. Are you traveling to Madrid and planning to visit El Rastro? Curious but not sure where to start? You won’t have time to go through it all, but you’ll discover the flavour of the authentic by strolling through its streets. Most people browse by and miss the best part of the market. Don’t blame them, El Rastro is so crowded that you need to know the tips and tricks to discover the best streets besides Ribera de Curtidores main street. With this guide and useful tips for visiting El Rastro, you’ll be navigating this Madrid Sunday market like a local in no time!

El Rastro de Madrid (El Rastro) is the most popular open air flea market in Madrid, Spain. They say that it is possible to find almost anything on a visit to El Rastro: from an old camera to a lost edition of Pokemon cards. El Rastro showcases a broad variety of products, used and new, by more than 3,000 stands. The market isn’t only a favorite spot to visit with tourists, but many of those who live in Madrid. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Ultimate Guide to El Rastro Madrid + Tips!
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara And Daphne From Girlswanderlust
Read it on Author's Website: https://girlswanderlust.com/spain/el-rastro-madrid-useful-tips/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • La Latina
  • Plaza de Cascorro
  • Puerta de Toledo
  • Calle de San Cayetano
  • Plaza del Campillo Nuevo
  • Plaza del General Vara del Rey
  • Calle de Rodas
  • Calle de Carlos Arniches
  • Calle Carnero
  • Calle de Mira el Río Baja
  • Calle Mira el Río Alta
  • Galerías Piquer
  • Antigüedades El Jueves
  • El Capricho Extremeño
  • Restaurante Casa Amadeo Los Caracoles
  • Malacatín
  • La Paloma
  • Cava Baja
  • Mercado de San Miguel

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