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“Lovely for a coffee ”
Review of Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor
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US$20.00*
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Madrid Guided Tour at Night with Optional...
Ranked #9 of 847 things to do in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Huge plaza packed with cafes, bars and tourists.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Spent time in this square throughout our trip to Madrid. The square is aligned with coffee bars and restaurants all of which have seating for you to relax and soak up the atmosphere. The bars are slightly more expensive than others that surround the square. The arch ways that take you in and out of the square lead into some fantastic streets that all have great bars on, one leads right onto the market. This is a great place to relax and soak up some of the vibe either before heading out for the day or coming back from a long city walk, enjoy!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We visited the plaza a few times during our visit. Good restaurants but even better people watching.

Thank Kurt D
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I'm seriously not sure what the fuss is about. Sure the building are nice, though not dissimilar to lots of others in Madrid. The restaurants, cafes, bars are all extremely expensive and there are people dressed up as animated characters all over the shop. Head to somewhere else in the city.

Thank aldershotsam386
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We passed through at night for a stroll, and found a pub to have a pint and some Tappas in. Be sure to watch out for pickpockets and tourist trap type people.

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The square is very big and has a statue there, all the tourist will take picture. The location is very convenient which can take off metro from Sol station. The plaza is very crowd and a lot restaurant there.

Thank CCNCY
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