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Plaza de Africa

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Address: Plaza de Africa, 51001 Ceuta, Spain

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Pleasant Square

Ceuta is a city with strong Moroccan influences and some beautiful architecture. It's easy to walk to the Plaza de Africa and it makes for a nice area to sit close to the ocean... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Nanette132
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Brisbane, Australia
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Wetter, Germany
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A small but nice area. You find there two beautiful churches alightened at nightime. From there you can start to explore downtown. The tourist information is nearby.

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Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Ceuta is a city with strong Moroccan influences and some beautiful architecture. It's easy to walk to the Plaza de Africa and it makes for a nice area to sit close to the ocean in a pleasant garden setting. It's close to the ocean and a dark sandy beach where the water is clean for swimming. It was wasn't far... More 

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Gorizia, Italy
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Main square in Ceuta with a well-maintained garden in the middle with some benches to have a rest during a walk through the center of the town.

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Thank floclax
Wilmington, North Carolina
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161 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The plaza was very close to our hotel in Ceuta. A stroll around it is a pleasant experience, but it's not worth going out of your way to visit.

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Thank ChuckP440
New York
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place to rest your feet. Directly across from the hotel parador nice close to the ocean very peaceful we felt safe sitting there

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Thank travelinwoman2015
United Kingdom
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142 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

The Plaza de Africa is a small square with lots of space and areas to sit in the shade and watch the world pass by. The main church is on the square but unfortunately was closed when we visited. The squad is at one end of what appears to be the main shopping and business road through Ceuta, near to... More 

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Thank ROB T
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Nice square with a beautiful fountain. A nice place to go with the family and if you have kids. A bit small thought, so one cannot jog or bike for instance.

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Thank Imane H
New Westminster, Canada
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Plaza de Africa is the nerve center of this multi-cultural city. This was built in remembrance of the soldiers fallen in combat during the African War which took place between 1859 & 1860. It has a crypt in the lower part that houses the remains of these soldiers. Behind this monument is the Palace of the Assembly built in 1914... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

A small square with many spots to sit in the shade and close to visit churches, and fort. We used this for a meeting spot while others took different amounts of time to view the fort and 2 churches in the square. Be sure to see the small archeological dig site with signage, hidden behind the cathedral.

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Thank Teresa H
Tangier, Morocco
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93 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

This is just an ordinary place with a garden. Really nothing important that you would love to see. There are many charming places to visit when you are in Ceuta.

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