Your culture attendant: things to do in Madrid


Price: Free entry
Time: 1-2 hours
From 9am to 3pm, Madrid's El Rastro district bursts to life with thousands of people selling bric-a-brac and antiques - and thousands of people seeing if they want to buy them. Visit the El Rastro market along Plaza de Cascorro and Ribera de Curtidores, a centuries-old Madrid institution, and see if you can pick up a bargain. (Nearest metro: La Latina)
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Welcome to the Madrid edition of A Thing To Do Today: the ultimate curated guide to the best of what to do today in Madrid. From free to cheap to boutique, if you're in and around Madrid, whether you're visiting or a local, ATTDT is here to help. We specialise in selecting fantastic and often unknown activities, events and attractions specifically on and open today, which are ready to explore in Madrid for anyone needing inspiration. Look at the idea above for something to do today, reload the page to get other interesting things to do, or change the day to start planning your week. Find out more....

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