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Salamanca's Plaza Mayor

Plaza Major, Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 83 42
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Avila and Salamanca Day Trip from Madrid
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This 18th-century square is one of the largest in Spain.
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“plaza mayor” (312 reviews)
Plaza Major, Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 83 42

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Reviewed yesterday

This was a visit during our cruise on the river Douro. Although it was a 2 hour drive each way from the boat, it was well worth it. Excellent town guide (Carmen). At time of our visit there was a statue of elephant upright on...More

Thank George D
Reviewed yesterday

This large square is surrounded by stunning architecture and one inverted elephant sculpture just for fun. This square is the heart of the city and a must see.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 2 days ago

This must be the finest tkwn square yiu will ever see. Lined with bars and restaurants and buzzing with people it is not to be missed if you like townscapes and people.

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 3 days ago

This plaza has a real cool vibe due to all the university students. The entire city of Salamanca itself has a much younger crowd. Many of these youngsters just plop themselves down on the ground of the plaza and hang out in little social circles....More

Thank justinhm2fs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sit in the Plaza Mayor on a warm evening with a drink in you hand, people watching - one of the great pleasures of life ! A superb square, which is so beautiful - spotlessly clean, bustling with families and young people, and no beggars...More

Thank rotiel321
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the is an upcharge to eat outside at the tables in the plaza, the architecture and people make it well worth it. The inverted elephant sculpture is a hoot, and when the lights come on at 10:20 PM, it's,s breathtaking. We had coffee in...More

Thank JMD1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great as the rest of the city. The prices are a bit expensive, but you can eat just out the plaza for a reasonable prices and then go for a drink.

Thank Antonela M
Reviewed 1 week ago

we happened to be there in the evening when they held the lights party. The plaza was full of young people sitting on the floor and enjoying the party. People with joy and partying in an ancient square with lights and music.

Thank Tcicccec
Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who like Plaza Mayor in Madrid, do come to see Salamanca's Plaza Mayor as well: you will not be disappointed. Majestic architectural ensemble was started by the same architect who designed the Salamanca New Cathedral, Alberto de Churriguera: the Royal and the St.Martin's...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the usual enormous Plaza, full of people and tourists and you certainly see a lot of it when trying to get to various places!

Thank toniShanghai
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Lesley D
Does this hotel have on site parking
20 April 2016|
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Response from seasonedvisitor | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the hotel has it's own parking. It is a little tricky to go into the parking because the streets are very narrow and the entrance to the parking is quite difficult. Reserve the parking in advance because it is limited... More