If only for the bars and pintxos , an unassuming square in all other aspects , but if you stopped in every bar you would eat very well. Great to if it rains.
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We were there on a Sunday and the plaza was extremely busy. We managed to find a table at a bar for a tapas lunch. Lovely place to people watch.
We were caught in a downpour and sought refuge at the plaza. We enjoyed a drink there and liked it so much we stayed for dinner. There was live band playing that provided us with free entertainment, be sure to give it a visit when...More
Interesting as well as historically rewarding. I would recommend this to others. Go during lunch as the local small shop eateries are the best. Yum
The 'Square' dates from 1849 and has a bit of a "Georgian" look although in the UK this date would be Victorian. The N wing houses the Royal Academy of the Basque language. There are palm trees around the square which was busy (late August)...More
The Plaza is an amazing large town square in the middle of the old part of the city. Surrounded by great little bars serving some great food and drinks. The buildings surrounding the square are stunning and obvioiusly date back to the late Victorian time....More
In the middle of the Old Town, the Plaza Nueva is dominated by a stunning 64 arch set of iron balconies. Interesting during the weekdays, its transformed into a interesting, not to miss open air market place on Sundays.
We came here on a Sunday and the place was absolutely buzzing. There was a flea market around the edges of the square and all the little bars were full of happy laughter and chatter. Sundays are obviously the day local families dress up and...More