Spent the afternoon wandering round and loved the vibrancy and architecture of Malaga. Many great coffee shops as well!
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Malaga can be hot during the summer months. It was very hot on the day of our visit. After spending a couple hours wandering through the central part of the city during the early part of the morning, we needed to take a rest. The...More
We visited this square four or five times during our stay, each time was different and enjoyable, and especially lively in the early to mid evening.
A good place for people watching and a nice selection of restaurants and bars. A great place to stop off if you are going to the Cervantes Theatre or going to visit Picasso´s birthplace.
Just a 5 minute walk from the Málaga Cathedral area. The square is otherwise OK except there are number of old drunked men sitting on the side benches, talking and shouting alone. There is Picasso's home museum at one corner of the square.
The Plaza de la Merced has a traditional design and the buildings around the square have interesting architecture of the past. I love the statue of Picasso seating on a park bench and this is one place where many tourists like to take photos. There...More
We stayed in an apartment just off this plaza so became well acquainted with it during our stay! Lots of nice bars and restaurants (particularly nonna ice cream parlour - you have to pay it a visit!). The square itself isn't anything special so if...More
Nothing overly special about this Plaza, the best part is that it is very central to all the shops and restaurants and is very busy and vibrant in the evenings. Great to just enjoy the local atmosphere and have a good time whilst enjoying some...More