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Pretty Town Square

A welcome oasis of shade and rest in the middle of Ceuta town centre. The sight and sound of the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Helston, United Kingdom
Small town square

There is not much to see but it gives you a nice small town square feeling. Not commercial, no... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
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Plaza de Africa, 51001 Ceuta, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much else to say than it is a square with trees and a statue. Absolutely not worth a visit. Just stroll through if you happen to be there.

Thank FrenchTraveller001
Reviewed 21 August 2018

A welcome oasis of shade and rest in the middle of Ceuta town centre. The sight and sound of the fountain gurgling and splashing was really welcome.

1  Thank Pilotbloke
Reviewed 21 July 2018

There is not much to see but it gives you a nice small town square feeling. Not commercial, no wau-architecture, no mega events. Just a small place for free.

Thank jusaja
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't specifically travel here but it's nice to see along a days walk. Plus you can emphasize to all your friends that you actually went to Africa.

1  Thank emppal
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Take a beer, relax, watch people wandering. A very quiet place for quiet minded people. Not far from shopping centers if you wish to send accompanying person and rest;)))

Thank sami_ali_khalil
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This is a pleasant small square. we walked here from the port, where we arrived on a cruise ship. Close to the other main sights of Ceuta.

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a lovely, historic plaza across from the parador. The church of the Virgen of Africa is nearby and the cathedral is across from it. I loved hanging out there is the early evening and watching the teens gather at the foot of the...More

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Within walking distance from the port I stopped here a couple of weeks ago with my 4 children. It is a simple little square with streets then leading off to town. There are a couple of church, a memorial and a couple of benches to...More

Thank Sellest
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A small but nice area. You find there two beautiful churches alightened at nightime. From there you can start to explore downtown. The tourist information is nearby.

1  Thank Wengeraner
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Ceuta is a city with strong Moroccan influences and some beautiful architecture. It's easy to walk to the Plaza de Africa and it makes for a nice area to sit close to the ocean in a pleasant garden setting. It's close to the ocean and...More

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