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Plaza de las Platerias

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Wonderful square with interesting architecture

This square provides access to the South Facade of the Cathedral and its entrance. The buildings on... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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Entrance to the Cathedral

Plaza de las Platerias is located at the entrance to the Cathedral. There is a nice fountain at... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This square provides access to the South Facade of the Cathedral and its entrance. The buildings on the other three sides are all different and interesting from an architectural point of view, including an unusual example of the Block Baroque Revivalist style facing the Cathedral....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Plaza de las Platerias is located at the entrance to the Cathedral. There is a nice fountain at the center of the square with many silversmiths around. A nice spot for photo-taking.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Nice fountain in the center and steps lead up to the entrance of the Cathedral. Lots of shops selling silver pieces nearby. Obviously!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 4 October 2017

One of the plazas surrounding the cathedral and where on of the four facade is. You can enter the cathedral from here.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Nice fountain, big steps up to Cathedral and a visiting Orchestra! A great atmosphere and consequently busy plaza.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank tezpil
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is a lovely small square, which I think in translation is called "Silversmith Square" with the "Fountain of Horses" as its centerpiece. The Chapter House behind the fountain has a true false front as the wall facing the Cathedral was added in the 18th...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank CFofLL
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