It is a very iconic place in Madrid, good place to have a lunch, beer or just a snacks. Part of the places where you must to visit when you are here, it is a block from Mercado de San Miguel which also has a...More
About Plaza Mayor
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Be inspired and astounded by the size of Plaza Mayor. Presently free cultural events of opera on Friday evenings, to celebrate 400 years since the first brick laid in the square.
This is an impressive plaza to visit. The arcades around the sides were a blessing in the blazing sun, and the boutiques and shops sell and interesting array of goods. Luckily for us, it was only a short walk from our apartment so we visited...More
We visited the plaza a couple of times during our visit. There are plenty of places to eat, but all the prices are very touristy. Lots of interesting shops but also lots of hawkers.
You cannot go to Madrid and skip Plaza Mayor. You enter, and inhale--it's just lovely. And don't be scared off by the shops along the perimeter--while this is a tourist destination, the shops and cafes are worth a visit. You can get a nice snack...More
This is a meeting point of the free walking tours and also starting point of the tours. It has nice building a little similar to St Petersburg in Russia. It's a historical place with cafes all around. There are some walking around in funny costumes...More
I can't explain what it is about Plaza Mayor that I love so much, but there is a certain charm to it that brings me back time and time again. As the centre of Madrid, many other amenities and sites are nearby and worth visiting,...More