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We were very lucky that the second time we visited there was a large celebration in one of the... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
linskitours
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful, Unusual Octagonal Plaza. Visit On A Saturday Evening to Savour the Atmosphere!

This is another little gem of a place that we have stumbled upon during our travels. The villagers... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Yerma
,
UK
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Plaza Ochavada, Archidona, Spain
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky that the second time we visited there was a large celebration in one of the Restuarants in the Plaza of a Spanish baptism. It was a joy to watch the baby and generations of the families relaxing with no their tourists...More

Thank linskitours
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is another little gem of a place that we have stumbled upon during our travels. The villagers are very friendly and welcoming. Unfortunately we were there on Monday and the plaza was deserted except for one solitary man. It is, however, a delightful plaza...More

Thank Yerma
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice buildings with some nice bars and restaurant. Also contains the tourist information office.

Thank atrekinthesun
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The place is nice in the daytime, but best after 10 pm, when all bars and restaurants are open and packed with people, mostly locals, form young to old. You can enjoy a real Spanish experience, without the touristic touch.

Thank Szmiki
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We dropped into Archidona while staying nearby at Cortijo, La Haza. It was a bit of a dull day but the unusual plaza was well worth a look

Thank AJG_Ipswich
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I first visited Archidona in 2015,since then I have bought a house and moved to the village/The Ochavada is considered to be probably the best in Andalucia.Lots of events held there throughout the year and the best bars and restaurants in the town are around...More

Thank tollycobbold
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Used for events, eating places around , bullfights set up in summer ., time we were there Christmas lights up, big lit up crowns !

Thank Vernon W
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Authentic square in the heart of Archidona, steeped in history. Beautiful buildings and a choice of three restaurants for a meal surrounded by memories of the olden days.

Thank Bard V
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Interesting 'square' with a selection of cafes and restaurants. Nice place to hang out. It is unusual to find an eight sided 'square' and the buildings are attractive and in the past were used for a very different purpose than eateries.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Beautiful plaza well worth a visit. It has been restored and looks very splendid with bars and restaurants occupying the square. There is a uniformity about the paintwork which helps create the simple clean look to the plaza. Worth a visit if you are staying...More

4  Thank JWWRIGHT
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