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Plaza Mayor

Calle Gerona 4, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Huge plaza packed with cafes, bars and tourists.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Calle Gerona 4, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

The main square in Madrid. A nice place to gather with friends, since there is shops, cafes, restaurants, artists and entertainers. Also a great place to people watch and relax for a bit.

Thank CJAmore
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As expected marvelous ! The view is fantastic and although hot it was a very pleasant stroll around.

Thank Joana P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

what a lovely and lively place where you can breath Madrid and its rich history. I can recommend to go there and just observe life

Thank Corstenj
Reviewed yesterday

People normally come here to eat calamari in bread as it seems to be a tradition in Plaza Mayor. I'm not a fan of calamari but the plaza itself is impressive. Worth a visit even if it is a little expensive.

Thank timbookthree
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are here for holidays you will go anyway. Its an ok area in the city. Tourist attraction mainly, with some bar/restaurants.

Thank antonisko
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ticket line was fast moving, everything in awesome grandness inside! Truly a grand experience that words are not enough to describe. A must see when in Madrid...

Thank mariadN4904HR
Reviewed 2 days ago

Take time to look around and don't forget to visit the bull fighters bar! If you follow with some f the available pod casts you will learn of the history of the Plaza.

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must-see, even if you are just passing through to get to other locations. Nearby, the Madrid market is amazing, and we did a segue tour that was passing out flyers in the square!

Thank Proseccolover73
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a massive square and you can walk all around on the shaded walkway. Lots of bars and restaurants to relax in.

Thank 780terryo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Place to people watch and central location to start your day. Lots of places to eat and really comes alive at night

Thank Estallina
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
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