Places to go shopping in Madrid (2)
Second part of our post of the best areas to go shopping in Madrid. With regards to the upcoming local festivity, taking note of these commercial zones will surely help you out in advancing your Christmas shopping if you’re planning on visiting Madrid anytime soon.
El Rastro de Madrid
Not only during the Christmas holidays, but during the whole year, visiting El Rastro on Sundays and holidays is a true tradition for locals. Located in the Embajadores neighbourhood, here you can find from old furniture to second-hand books, electronic devices, clothes…
The Princesa street is an important commercial area, especially if you’re looking for fashion, cosmetics or beauty products, with shops, exclusive boutiques or department stores. In addition to moving forward on your Christmas shopping, CallePrincesa gives you the opportunity of walking through one of Madrid’s streets that better exhibit the architectural neoclassicism.
Madrid’s Plaza Mayor is without a doubt, one of the most visited places of the Spanish capital. If you’re going to visit this emblematic square, here you can also find some very curious stores and stands.
We highly recommend going here if you’re a philately or numismatic aficionado, and if you would like to see the Christmas market that’s set during this month of December.
This is known as one of the financial and business districts. If you have to visit this area for work you can make the most out of your trip to Madrid shopping around.
Azca has a wide variety of fashion shops and departments stores like El Corte Inglés. If you’re looking for the articles and accessories in your fashion and style catalogue, Azca is a great place to go.
If you want to give an original touch to your shopping in Madrid, Lavapiés is the place to go. Here you will find a great deal of ethnic shops, alternative libraries, international cuisine…