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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 park to relax and enjoy in the city centre.

Advantages: All
Disadvantages: Any

...of all, sorry for my spelling and grammar mistakes, I´m from Spain and I do not yet speak English, but I will improve thanks to you. El Parque del Buen Retiro de Madrid The Park of "Retiro" is located in the heart of Madrid, the biggest Sp ...

panx74 09.04.2008 · Read full review
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Retiro Park, Madrid's best

Advantages: Huge park, architectural wonders
Disadvantages: no English language signs

...Retiro Park - magnificent, historic architecture, well laid out lakes, formal gardens and all around holiday-makers and locals meander, sit awhile to appreciate this stunning park near the centre of Madrid, Spain. Parque de El Retiro, is dubbed as th ...

Writing321 06.11.2005 · Read full review
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My Hyde Park in Madrid

Advantages: For me, that is located in Madrid
Disadvantages: For you, that is located in Madrid

“El Retiro” or “El Buen Retiro” is to Madrid, like Hyde Park is to London and Central Park to New York. It is a big park in the heart of the town. It was built during the kingdom of Felipe IVth, but it was in the time of Carlos the IIIrd when people wa ...

ladamaboba 08.04.2003 · Read full review
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