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Address: Leon, Spain

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In the centre of the old quarter

This plaza is situated in the centre of the old town and has many restaurants and bars. It is a pleasant place to seat outside and enjoy a meal on a warm day.

Reviewed 19 September 2016
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Taree, Australia
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Taree, Australia
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This plaza is situated in the centre of the old town and has many restaurants and bars. It is a pleasant place to seat outside and enjoy a meal on a warm day.

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HONG KONG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Plaza San Martin is close to the Cathedral; when you arrive Leon, grab a map and explore around. Restaurants, pubs and cafes can be found in Plaza San Martin with a happy and relax ambiance.

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California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Great main square in the old town area to grab a bit, sit and chat with locals, or just read and while away the afternoon. Easily accessible from many parts of the city. I felt comfortable walking to and from here at night alone.

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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Plenty of restaurants and entertainment in the plaza and in the surrounding area. Excellent place for people viewing and shopping.

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Kiryat Motzkin, Central District, Israel
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We stayed at the hostal San Martin a very pleasant place beautiful neat rooms and a spacious bathroom. Esperanza the manager was very friendly. In the evening people gather for a drink and tapas in the square, there is some noise from this activity but bearable.

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1 Thank ElisabethZehavi
lleida
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184 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Life starts here around 8 pm in summer (winter time changes as so does the weather). Sundry restaurants and bars offer their best to satisfy all kinds of tastes. Better go there at that time if you want to grab a table; later could be like an oddissey having to patrol around the square checking that someone stands up and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

traffic free space, plenty of tables & chairs out on the pavement, good drinks/tapas/snacks and more

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Thank Valerie S
Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 379 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2014

A place packed with restaurants. Very crowded during lunch time and on evenings. Lively atmosphere, however we finally dined at nearby Calle Plegarias (street leading to Plaza Mayor) as the restaurant, which we chose on Plaza San Martin, was not very interested in serving their new customers.

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Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

A great spot for having something to eat and do some people watching. Nice restaurants and tapas bars

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Holland
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349 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2014

This Plaza had nearly only cafe's and restaurants. In the evening the people from Leon "occupied" the square to drink and to eat. From about 21.00 hr the center of Leon is full of people. Very cosy and a good atmosphere.

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Thank Frans W

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