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Typical Santiago plaza

This is one of the more interesting of the many small plazas in Santiago, dedicated to the writer... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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Nice

Just another really nice placa in the old town center. Just take a walk and enjoy the streets and... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
stefanprisacariu
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Iasi, Romania
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Plaza Fonseca, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the more interesting of the many small plazas in Santiago, dedicated to the writer, Cervantes. There’s a monument to him in the middle of the plaza. There’s an interesting church on one side and then a series of historic buildings on...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Plaza Cervantes located on Plaza Fonseca is a public square surrounded by small shops, cafes and restaurants. The narrow streets around the square will lead pilgrims to the final destination. The old street with traditional buildings on both sides is nice targets for photo-taking. It...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 22 December 2017

As you sip your coffee at one of the cafes the pilgrims pass with eyes shining as they enter the last 100 meres of their long journey Look up at the lovely balconies of the surroounding buildings and the gold of the stonework. Search for...More

2  Thank peterakeam
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The Plaza is so filled with people that you may loose yourself easily fi you're not careful, as many people travel here all the time. I would recommend to come carrying light as things can disappear.

1  Thank Jose_Delio_Ares
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Nice old small street with big stones and a quit little picturesque place; small shops and cafes, restaurants; invite to make a nice stroll in the evening.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Just another really nice placa in the old town center. Just take a walk and enjoy the streets and the views...

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

It's a super place to visit if you like architecture and history. The cathedral is absolutely awe inspiring, even if you're not religious. The little roads/shopping alleys in the centre are packed with little cafes and bars where you can get pulpo al la gallega...More

Thank Edavmmae
Reviewed 8 September 2017

While following the last part of the Caminho in reverse, we came upon this compact plaza just a few hundred meters from the main square in Santiago. With its statue of Cervantes presiding, it offers a quieter place to sit and catch one's breath during...More

Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Bars, narrow streets around and an arch make this a busy little plaza. How many plaza's are there in Santiago de Compostela?

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a good reference plaza. I got confused a few times even with a map. I seamed to end up at this plaza which ever way I had walked. once you understand the streets it becomes easier. Lots of small shops around this area.

Thank David B
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