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Plaza Cervantes - Santiago

Plaza Fonseca, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Another Plaza

Bars, narrow streets around and an arch make this a busy little plaza. How many plaza's are there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
plaza central to the town

This is a good reference plaza. I got confused a few times even with a map. I seamed to end up at... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Plaza Fonseca, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bars, narrow streets around and an arch make this a busy little plaza. How many plaza's are there in Santiago de Compostela?

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a good reference plaza. I got confused a few times even with a map. I seamed to end up at this plaza which ever way I had walked. once you understand the streets it becomes easier. Lots of small shops around this area.

Thank davidbI9176CB
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Nice square you walk through on the way through the old city to the cathedral. Lots of shops, and small streets going off in various directions. Interesting people watching.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Cervantes never visited Santiago de Compostela but his admirers placed a statue in this square anyhow. There are a variety of little restaurants on this square. Reportedly, this square was where the witches were burned during the Inquisition.

Thank Renato M
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Lots of restaurants, shops, alleyways and just steps away from the cathedral. Plenty of places to have coffee. A relaxing look around Santiago

Thank SagaloutsTour
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good pubs, good restaurants, theaters, hotels, souvenir shops, the cathedral, everything at 5 min walking distance. A place to relax and enjoy Santiago.

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I liked The Praza Cervantes because it celebrates this great Spanish writer. His bust is a bit too high up the column to see it well, It is good to be reminded of the immortal Don Quixote.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Many souvenir shops and restaurants. Nothing special about this square. The narrow streets around the square are more interesting.

Thank Lennoxzenon
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The most important aspect of the Plaza Cervantes is its location. It is centrally located, surrounded by feeder streets, shops and restaurants, as well as vendors, including a book store that sells English language books for those occasions when you run out of reading material....More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 20 April 2016

There are a number of bars and restaurants along this Plaza, catering for both locals and tourists.It is quite busy during the day, but less so in the evening. Have a drink at one of the tables on the pavement and watch the world go...More

Thank Neil d
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