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Review of Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor
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US$20.00*
and up
Madrid Walking Tour at Night with Optional...
Ranked #9 of 871 things to do in Madrid
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Huge plaza packed with cafes, bars and tourists.
Reviewed 29 June 2018

A must see on the tourist checklist. by the afternoons very busy and I would avoid the tourist trap cafés that are not the best food in Madrid for by far the highest prices.

Thank Elliot D
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting history. Most part was burnt except for one portion. Many good restaurants in the square/plaza and many shops surrounding it. Not crowded with annoying ‘street-vendors’ trying to sell u stuff (unlike Milan and Venice, Italy).

Thank italianoLinus
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Historical place so beautiful building with special decoration one of them with hand paint decoration in the middle there is a monument person on horse with an old history,,,all arround cafe that u can take break and a seat after or before continuing ur tour in madrid

Thank giginata
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

A very friendly atmosphere with lots of places to eat and drink to choose from. Ideally located in the centre of Madrid if you're just passing by.

Thank Soyful A
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This plaza is really nothing special, although it does hold historical value. There is a company called “Tell Me About Madrid” that meets here around 10am for free (tip based) walking tours. At the end of the tour you get a ticket to go on a free bus tour.. awesome deal! If it wasn’t for the tour company, I would’ve missed out on a lot of history in this little square!

Thank evasutherland
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