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All reviews large square lovely square cafes and restaurants open square independence square old town lively area spanish square taxi rank nice statue pretty square nice place to sit and have focal point gelato across the river tapas interesting place
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this square a day after we had arrived and we loved it. A vibrant place with restaurants and other places to eat. Lovely buildings surround Placa de la Independencia and located next to the river this is certainly worth a visit. Also, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MRB01
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A typical Spanish square. Restaurants lined the square as well as a few hawkers selling stuff. It's definitely much quieter in these area compare to the old town.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mbellastyle
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Came here after dinner to have a drink and sit outside. Lovely and lively area with many options for food. Not many struck me as traditional places, more focused for tourist, but still a nice place of a meal or drink.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 916stepheniet
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This is a huge square with lots of lovely pavement cafes on two sides. Traffic is limited to one side so it is a peaceful place to watch the world go by.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Liz P
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The square is a lovely place to visit on the way to Girona Cathedral - there are plenty of benches to sit on so a visit here doesn't have to cost a lot. The gelato is lovely if you fancy something refreshing that won't break...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elle1nad
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Visited Girona with my family for annual holiday, was not disappointed. Everything about Plaça de la Independencia was pleasing from the many restaurants to my favourite ice cream shop - la Bombonera - yum yum

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank olivera1949
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is a really vibrant and pretty location in Girona, and the whole area is surrounded by a wide range of different eateries and restaurants where you can stop, enjoy a coffee, a drink or a meal and just take in the feel of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bradm517
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is the large central square, across the river from the old quarter. The restaurants vary from low to mid level, prices are right. There is also (of course) gelato.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank danlb00ne
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Great for taking some sun, drinks, ice cream and various tapas restaurants. Always has a lively atmosphere and great for people watching

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lynncarr2016
Reviewed 25 July 2018

While the plaza itself is impressive for its architecture (and the public restrooms available at the north end), 90 % of the surrounding restaurants are dreadful tourist traps. I notice that over the passing years, most of them have changed repeatedly. The exceptions that are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cecil G
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