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Western end of the Gran Via, 28008 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Place is between Gran Vía & Princesa streets with small garden, Fountain & and statues of Don Quijote & Sancho Panza. From here you can walk to Templo de Bod (an egiptian temple), Royal palace and the Princepe Pio shopping mall. Very busy and...More

Thank Sirra63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its not a very very grand place. But I think after a strong day of sightseeing one can sit and relax or just be in that area!

Thank soniathegreat2018
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A surprisingly nice and lively space, while not crowded. Nothing special to see, but very nice for taking a quick rest when discovering Madrid

Thank 886radekm
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We arrived this square looking for the world-renowned Cervantes Monument, just to capture in one picture the soul of our Spanish heritage, language and culture.

Thank CarlosIturraldeCE
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Plaza that marks the beginning of the emblematic Gran Vía Avenue where a monument to the writer Miguel de Cervantes stands. This central monument has around it fountains, trees, benches and the monument is a tower type and in front appear the characters of Quixote...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Read the reviews that this is one of the must-see. I went to the one in Seville and it’s amazing. So, I was disappointed when the one in Madrid simply a statue and a fountain

Thank Anggia P
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

this has been our first stop when we took the bus from our hotel. a drizzle was pouring when we stepped foot on this place so there was a only a handful of tourists visiting the place. don quijote was enshrined in this plaza while...More

Thank 811irenef
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Plaza de España, at the western end of Gran Vía, between Calle de la Princesa and Calle de Bailén, is a wonderful park. There is a fountain, a reflecting pool, grassy areas, olive trees, and very large monument to Miguel de Cervantes Saaverdra. One of...More

Thank M1356QBdavidh
Reviewed 24 August 2018

A big but beautiful plaza, near the Royal Palace. Great fountains and an impressive monument of Cervantes, the righter of Don Quijote!

Thank Savvas_Dr
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Small plaza near the Royal Palace. Tranquil and lovely with water features and sculptures of Don Quijote, Sancho Panza and the author Cervantes. Good gathering place and particularly enchanting lit up at night.

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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
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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Response from BrotherPete | Reviewed this property |
Not all metro stations have lifts, I found this out when I arrived at Portal de Toledo. Plaza de Espana does, it is a very busy area, lots of intersting cafes, bars etc nearby.