Category Archives: Rastro

El Rastro

by Marina Diez This famous Sunday morning flea market, located next to La Latina, one of the oldest quarters of Madrid, has everything from clothes, bags and other paraphernalia, to the funny stalls dedicated to just one single thing: there … Continue reading

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Buying Art at Madrid’s Rastro Market

by Amy Menchhofer Sidewalk merchants are an inherent part of Madrid life. The top manta vendors offer sheet after sheet of DVDs, sunglasses, and bags. Late night Sol sprouts folding tables tempting the temporarily buzzed with a jolt of energy … Continue reading

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Pickpockets in Madrid and the Rastro.

by Ben Curtis Pickpocketing and theft are a problem in Madrid but it is not something to worry about if you take a few sensible precautions. Obvious things to AVOID are carrying your wallet in your back pocket, or valuables … Continue reading

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