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“plaza mayor”(52 reviews)
Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Salamanca is an old city, west of Madrid. We walked around a lot in the day time and night time. Our hotel is outside of town, but just a walking distance to the old city. It has a beautiful pathway to the city and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hvu2000
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Beautiful, clean, original, elegant and old, Salamanca is one of the most beautiful cities not only in Europe, but also one of the most beautiful in the world. Salamanca also called the golden city is one of the largest renaissance centers of Europe and the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

A most interesting historic centre, with a beautiful Plaza Mayor, an imposing cathedral, other beautiful churches (San Esteban, San Martín, Las Ursulas ...), historic buildings (Palacio Fonseca, Palacio de Monterrey, Casa de las Conchas, ...), all built whith the beautiful pink-orange Villamayor stone, and most...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

This is a city we have wanted to see ever since we first read about it--The City of Gold. In the bright sun, the city really does appear to be made of gold because of the buff sandstone. The square and the cathedral are to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 15 November 2018

A stunning square, the perfect place to break for a coffee or an ice cream and sit down in great surroundings. If possible, go in the early evening as the lights come on. A great atmosphere - an amazing buzz.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed 9 November 2018

The most beautiful city that I've ever seen. You can find relax during the daytime and lively city during the night. Ideal for foodies.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NMrtin
Reviewed 8 November 2018

You can get some great pictures of this building from in the plaza. We didn't go into the building but still worth a quick visit for the photos.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Our 2nd visit and as wonderful as our first visit....architecture stunning, nightlife buzzing....plenty to do and see - one of the must see Cities in Spain.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Put on your good walking shoes and just wander without a plan to enjoy the architecture, the food and drink and people-watching. The most amazing Plaza Mayor in all of Spain.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ash4NYC
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Quiet during the day, but buzzing at night, the plaza mayor is a must. Impressive classical buildings.

Date of experience: October 2018
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