El Rastro

This street market with more than 400 years of history is held in Madrid every Sunday and on holidays in the historic district of La Latina, not far from the old 'Morería', or Muslim neighborhood of the city. In its nearly 1,000 stalls you will find handicraft products, clothing, furniture, second-hand objects, books, antiques, paintings, hundreds of curious objects and a lively atmosphere. On market days, this area brings together thousands of people.

Info & location
City/Province Madrid
Type of shop:
  • Artisans and traditional
Where

Along the Ribera de Curtidores street and adjacent streets. Metro: Latina (L5).

When Every Sunday and holidays, from 09:00h to 15:00h.
Our tip

Be very careful with your bag, purse and valuables. El Rastro concentrates thousands of people, so it is a favorite place for thieves and pickpockets on the lookout for tourists and distracted walkers.

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