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Plaza Mayor

Calle Gerona 4, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Calle Gerona 4, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walk around the place. Beside a lot of eatery . souvenir shops and artists that prepare to draw your portrait as a fee. Nothing really exciting in the vicinity. Maybe I visit the place at the wrong time where there are not much street performer.

Thank 丽 凤
Reviewed yesterday

Went here on two occasions. One for coffee as as and once for lunch. A bit touristy. But good fun watching the street entertainment

Thank blake72014
Reviewed yesterday

This is an historical structure dating back to the 1600's, it is impressive, not only because of the shear size but the architectural beauty of the building. Like any plaza in Spain it is surrounded by outdoor seating for multiple restaurants (I will review separately...More

Thank Ceez787
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great sidewalk cafes (food not so great), awesome people watching. Surrounding neighborhoods have many lovely, trendy shops and Tapas Bars. Easy access on the Metro.

Thank klmattocks
Reviewed 2 days ago

They were building a stage during our stay for an anniversary celebration which made the square very noisy and busy with traffic.The buildings are interesting and the cafes we used were very good but we were plagued by beggars, with top of the range i...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No way you can visit Madrid without going here... They call it the most beautiful square of the world... Judge for yourself...

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited here with high expectations as many people said good things about it, the restaurants were okay but the street beggars were annoying as anything, approaching our tables every 5 minutes trying to sell us crap we didn't want, and the waiters didn't really...More

Thank Billy M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice but touristy place. It's worth a visit but if you're in the mood for food, visit restaurants some blocks away, better food and lower prices

Thank Pauline F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Madrid mean Plaza Mayor. It is a mandatory place to visit in Madrid, excellent place ro drink a beer or an orange jus. Rated 10/10.

Thank Valeriu M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Reminded me a bit of some of the Piazas in Venice. Several cafes and an information center. Just down Calle Toledo is a store selling handmade espadrills -- small and always a line.

Thank 2Tuscans
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Lois C
Looking to stay in Plaza Mayor, Madrid for 5 nights in August. Want to stay near good food, culture, and attractions. Is Plaza Mayor the place to stay for a short time? Lois
4 April 2016|
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Response from jamescu | Reviewed this property |
A lovely square, can't comment on the prices. Walking distance to most places. Food will not be a problem, the metro is cheap and easy to use. Be aware of pick pocks the locals where there rucksacks to the front. Madrid is... More
Simone G
Gustavo, obrigada pela dica da praça, mais algumas ? Estou indo pela primeira vez em abril com meu marido e vamos passar 5 dias. obrigada
18 February 2017|
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Response from bvdelden | Reviewed this property |
Take a Bike tour with baja bike. Its cheap and super for a overview.
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