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Remodeling of Plaza de la Merced Is Finished

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Remodeling of Plaza de la Merced Is Finished

I passed by the Plaza de la Merced this morning and saw that the remodeling of the plaza is finished. All the pavement is new, which is a good thing. Traffic has been removed from the side where the Picasso House Museum is, and the wide pavement allows much more sidewalk space for the cafeterias there. Many new trees have been planted, and now we will have to wait for them to grow.

On the pavement are little plaques which have the names of people who have been important in the city. However there is no explanation of who they were.

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1. Re: Remodeling of Plaza de la Merced Is Finished

Sounds wonderful Benny. Maybe they didn't put an explanation on the plaques because they assume everyone would know who they are about! Still, you can have fun finding out about them all on the internet.

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2. Re: Remodeling of Plaza de la Merced Is Finished

As long as they have not removed any of my favourite water holes in this area will be happy. Removing the traffic is always a plus for me, will explore the area in two weeks. Never thought too much wrong with this area the blossom on the trees could be wonderful as you enjoyed your drink on a pavement table, a great area in Malaga to spend time.

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3. Re: Remodeling of Plaza de la Merced Is Finished

I wish they would put some flowers there to give it a bit more color.

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4. Re: Remodeling of Plaza de la Merced Is Finished

Is the statue of Picasso on the bench back ?????They had removed it..

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Yes, the statue is back. They need to put security cameras to catch persons who want to vandalize the statue.

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6. Re: Remodeling of Plaza de la Merced Is Finished

philosykos:

I passed this morning and the statue of Picasso is still not there. Perhaps they put it into storage so as not to be harmed by the remodeling.

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7. Re: Remodeling of Plaza de la Merced Is Finished

ok..thxs..I suppose they will put it back..

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