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“Great place to chill out and people-watch.”
Review of Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor
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US$20,00*
and up
Madrid Walking Tour at Night with Optional...
Ranked #9 of 865 things to do in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Huge plaza packed with cafes, bars and tourists.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting history. Most part was burnt except for one portion. Many good restaurants in the square/plaza and many shops surrounding it. Not crowded with annoying ‘street-vendors’ trying to sell u stuff (unlike Milan and Venice, Italy).

Thank italianoLinus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Historical place so beautiful building with special decoration one of them with hand paint decoration in the middle there is a monument person on horse with an old history,,,all arround cafe that u can take break and a seat after or before continuing ur tour in madrid

Thank giginata
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very friendly atmosphere with lots of places to eat and drink to choose from. Ideally located in the centre of Madrid if you're just passing by.

Thank Soyful A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This plaza is really nothing special, although it does hold historical value. There is a company called “Tell Me About Madrid” that meets here around 10am for free (tip based) walking tours. At the end of the tour you get a ticket to go on a free bus tour.. awesome deal! If it wasn’t for the tour company, I would’ve missed out on a lot of history in this little square!

Thank evasutherland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know that Plaza Mayor has great historic value to people from Madrid, however it is today a place with no charm and lack of greatness that used to be earlier. However since it is on your way to the Royal palace so do not miss it..

Thank IvekFiume
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