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Calle Mayor, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This square is less crowded compared to Plaza Mayor. Surrounding the square are old buildings. The garden in the centre is nice and well kept with a statue as its focal point.

Thank LG_Kay
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Just off Plaza major, so not far to walk. Fairly small square, nice to look at but hardly anything on. Flagged by 'tat shops' which ruins it a bit. Great view, but not worth hanging around for.

Thank Matthew F
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Plaza de la Villa was the medieval heart of Madrid and beautiful historic buildings from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries still surround the compact square. There is also a statue to Admiral Don Álvaro de Bazán commemorating the 300th anniversary of his death which...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Plaza De La Villa is a beautiful little historically important square in old Madrid. Unlike the other more touristic squares this has no innumerable cafes and restaurants but what it does have is some exquisite architecture such as the old Town Hall and the beautiful...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Sandwiched between the palace and Plaza Mayor, this relatively unknown square offers a historic look into Madrid's past. It was the political centre of the Spanish capital, with many major events happening here. Another nice photo stop.

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

This square is rather small. On one side it has a nice looking building. And there is a small statue in a small green area. That is all there is in this square ...

Thank Gourmand-ck
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

As the concierge of your hotel to draw a walking route for you and you will likely stroll through this delightful plaza. Reflecting all the best of Madrid, this corner incorporates history, architecture, beauty and cleanliness into one small plaza.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely square dominated along one side by the elegant old Town Hall which is not open to tourists. It is such a contrast to the likes of Sol and Plaza Mayor nearby in that it is far, far quieter. It doesn't have...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

This is a nice small picturesque square in the old part of Madrid. Its main feature is the old Town Hall, nice gardens and a statue.

Thank PrestonGuild
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little plaza on the route from the centre of the old town down to the royal palace, contains some lovely architecture well worth pausing for a look

Thank Andrew R
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side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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