Great place to dine and have amazing photos with all the historic buildings , kids have fun with the clowns
Plaza Mayor is a must visit when you are in Madrid. Historical and very lively. Lots of things happening and also lots of restaurants. There is usually an event going and street performers.
An large Plaza on the order of San Marco without the pigeons. Outdoor cafes for people watching with the expected higher prices. Just outside through one of the arches, is San Gines, open 24 X 7 and in business since 1894, they have a great Churros and Chocolate that Madrid is famous for.
We stopped off here for a Sangria last week. Having ordered and started to drink the Sangria the waiter casually asked if we would like some tapas. We agreed and he put a plate of Serrano Ham, some croquettes and some olives down. When we asked for the bill we were shocked to see it came to €80. Of course... More
What history is here. To think that we can stroll around here in the evening and see street performers and have dinner, after the monarchs and catholic church held auto-de-fe here for years where they accused, tormented, and executed citizens in public as part of the Spanish Inquisition.
You have not seen Madrid if you have not passed by the Plaza Mayor. It is litteraly beautiful. It made me think of Place des Vosges in Paris, or the Grand place in Brussels, in its own particular Spanish way. Even if you spend just a few minutes there, it is a must-see
The place is in a nice location, front of a nice fountain, goverment building and in the soor of the huge square. As i love sea food ive tried shrimps in garlic sauce. Was nice serving, in hot oil with garlic, but nothin special. Sangria was my beverage. The starter what brought the waiter out was olive oils, that was... More
A pit stop for a bite to eat. High prices! Eat else where. Had a bottle of wine €25!!!!! We paid €12 down the street. I suppose you pay for the location. Not that there was much to see. There was a great painter and tourist shops selling a great range of bits and pieces.
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