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Shopping in El Rastro

Advantages: good variety, cheap, bargaining
Disadvantages: can get overcrowded, pickpockets

...If you spend some time in Madrid and you are a keen bargain hunter, or if you simply like pottering around shops and stalls, you will be interested in visiting the Sunday market known locally as El Rastro. The Rastro is situated just 5-10 minutes walk ...

unclealan 09.05.2001 · Read full review
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Market forces

Advantages: A successful market...
Disadvantages: ...but not as we know them

There are two features of life in Spanish cities that I admire and envy. The first is that markets – everyday street or covered markets that sell fresh food and other household consumables direct to the public – continue to survive, whereas in Britain ...

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A Crystal Palace in a Park!

Advantages: Looks fantastic. Strange exhibits. Beautiful views.
Disadvantages: Extremely hot!

...Palacio de Cristal, Madrid Back in August 2012 we spent four days in Madrid. While we were there we visited countless monuments, museums and general tourist attractions. One of the museums we visited was the Palacio de Cristal. When Palacio de Crista ...

gingelou 10.12.2012 · Read full review
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Exceptional in christmas

Advantages: Food!
Disadvantages: Stoles...

...Hi everybody! I'm spanish and i've visited Plaza Mayor very much all my live... It's in the austrias's Madrid at sol zone. Plaza Mayor is a square with the Felipe III statue at center... At XVI century the square was used for bullfights and jugdme ...

Dark_soul 23.12.2004 · Read full review
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La Plaza Mayor - deberias visitarlo?

Advantages: Beautiful surrounding, nice shops, good food at reasonable prices
Disadvantages: Not really in the league of some of the museums, too many people exhibiting themselves

The Plaza Mayor is one of the most beautiful squares in the city of Madrid. It is surrounded by buildings, which are mostly around three or four stories high. On the ground floor of most of these buildings, there are restaurants and shops. The restaurants ...

edward_stapleton 23.11.2007 · Read full review
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