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Plaza de la Merced

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Address: 29012 Malaga, Spain
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Private Malaga City Sightseeing Tour with Tapas
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Half-Day Private City Tour of Málaga
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Málaga Picasso Museum Guided Tour For Small Groups

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Nice terrasses and sunny in the afternoon Central Parking not far I recommend the Tapas of "la plaza" Tapas restaurant

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful square. The monument itself is in honor of 48 men that came back from being banished to England to start a revolution. They landed on the shores of Malaga and the army was waiting for them. So it ended right there. The revolution that almost was. Interesting to learn of the one non-Spanish person on the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pretty plaza, clean and surrounded by places to eat and drink. The trees are full of green monk parrots if you care to see them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a nice square with a monument in the middle, it has a nice selection of bars on 2 sides, i had a drink in 2 of them, a good area to people watch.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice terrasses and sunny in the afternoon Central Parking not far I recommend the Tapas of "la plaza" Tapas restaurant

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loads of bars and resteraunts around the square . Lots of lovely tapas bars as well as fast food stores and kiosks . Street musicians are OK but very persistent. Lots of beggars but not many looks looks men . Leads to calla granada with loads more bars

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did stay in the neigborhood of this lovely terrace, always sun and places to sit people passing by. Surrounded by lovely terraces.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant square but with obelisk in the middle commemorating those who died in the 1831 anti-Catholic uprising. Some nice bars and cafes but as has been mentioned there are some strange characters around who will approach you. Birthplace of Picasso whose house is nearby.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is after Constitution the main central square in Malaga. It is surrounded by outdoor restaurants that are worth trying. Being near Picassos home it draws many tourists and has a sculpture of sitting on a bench in the square. Otherwise it is not all that attractive. Malaga has wonderful trees and plants which are not here but does host... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A busy square filled with locals and tourists. It has plenty of stone seats to enjoy the sun. There is a wonderful bronze statue of Picasso seated under the shade of a tree right outside his birthplace. A must see for a photo opportunity if you love the work of Picasso! There are plenty of bars/restaurants too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing square, so much to see and do. Shops are open till very late into the night, the restaurants are buzzing with tapa bars everywhere, street music..... I was in awe. Did I mention it's also romantic, historical sites to see and they've still maintained the cobble stone streets from decades ago. A must!!

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