The plaza is a focal point of interest and center for to many things to see There are plenty of stores and restaurants around as well as amazing people
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Amazing environment that must be experienced. Lots to see and do, but some of the places are "tourist traps".
A must see when visiting Madrid. Centrally located. Very historic. Many places to eat and drink near the Plaza.
One reviewer says the history of the square is "often dark." Perhaps that's why, having strolled through the plaza briefly, I hurried through it as fast as I could when we found it on our route a second time. I found it noisy, smelly, and...More
Great place to sit, drink and people watch and wonder about the drama that has passed in this square over the ages. For a fascinating "light" introduction to bull fighting go to the bar in the corner called Toro del Oro. Bet you can't not...More
The Plaza Mayor is a very vibrant place full of tourist. The Plaza is lines with restaurants and shops. At night, there are performers in the Plaza to entertain. The entire area around the Plaza has nice little shops and eateries.
Loved the churros here. We wandered around the various streets and soaked up the fantastic Madrid life.