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Plaza de la Merced

29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 951 92 60 60
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice square” (25 reviews)
“tapas” (68 reviews)
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29012 Malaga, Spain
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+34 951 92 60 60
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"nice square"
in 25 reviews
"tapas"
in 68 reviews
"picasso's birthplace"
in 27 reviews
"bronze statue"
in 17 reviews
"jacaranda trees"
in 9 reviews
"street musicians"
in 7 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 28 reviews
"pablo picasso"
in 23 reviews
"general torrijos"
in 12 reviews
"people watch"
in 19 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 22 reviews
"take photos"
in 7 reviews
"roman theatre"
in 6 reviews
"mercado"
in 100 reviews
"obelisk"
in 27 reviews
"vii"
in 6 reviews
"tourists"
in 32 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The plaza, built around a monument to 49 19th Century patriots executed by order of the absolute monarch, Ferdinand VII, is now home to several semi-permanent kiosks, which do take away from the look of the place and block some views of the monument and...More

Thank Wandering_Aengus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to sit, drink, eat and watch the world go by. Several restaurants with street entertainers. Well worth a visit.

Thank jill19642015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the nearby Casa Natal de Pablo Picasso you can see a marvelous old picture of the place. Really nice and spectacular. Unfortunately, the local Authorities decided to place all around the place some kiosks...what a waste for the image of this central spot in...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great square with lots of restaurants and bars . School I’m a very old building . Teachers good. We rented apartment near and really did experience the Malaga life.

Thank DYK2012
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Its a very common plaza among the Spanish cities, very interesting to walk and ine near by, nothing out of the world

Thank Jose A. A
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Lots of bars around the edge of the plaza. A good place to people watch. Bronze of Picasso sitting on a bench. Street musicians playing and come around with cup/hat while you are eating /drinking. At busy times like Easter there are quite a few....More

Thank Amanda S
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped at this square while on a bicycle ride through the city. It is big for this city and a good place to sit and watch people. There are many restaurants surrounding it.

Thank Jared F
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

A sun trap sheltered from wind a great place to relax in the sun and if you want refreshment you are spoiled for choice

Thank peadar o
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This is a good place made all the better by its association with Picasso. The bars are very full of tourists but you can sit in a bench and enjoy the open freedom of the place. Local families use the square. That's always good to...More

Thank Charles J
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Plaza de la Merced is home to the bronze seated Picasso, but getting close and/or having your photograph taken beside him will take some patience. There is always a cue.

Thank dkb60
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bSophie2014
24 July 2016|
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Response from Otuama | Reviewed this property |
Yes - try Restaurante Vegetariano Cañadú, Plaza de la Merced, 21 Málaga - (+34) 952 60 27 19. Very good reviews. It's on the opposite side of the Plaza to Picasso's house. Enjoy.
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