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Salamanca's Plaza Mayor

Plaza Major, Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 83 42
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This 18th-century square is one of the largest in Spain.
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“plaza mayor” (327 reviews)
Plaza Major, Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 83 42

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful plaza, always busy and something to see. Many restaurants and bars around, and lovely architecture.

Thank Martin v
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This statue parps just after the clock chimes the hour! Made us laugh every time, but that may have been the drink!

Thank Banoffipye44
Reviewed 4 days ago

The most beautiful square in Spain! Lovely place to have a wine and watch the people go by. Lots of restaurants and shops around the square. When we went there was a festival being held and there was music also. No question it is a...More

Thank Bruni B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Plaza Major, Salamanca is a spectacular space. The festival of the Virgen de la Vega in September brings the square to life with free concerts every afternoon and evening on the stage erected in front of the town hall.

Thank stevemarr57
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was impressed again by this gem of old urban planning. How I wish modern towns in my country would have adopted this style with the square surrounded by shaded arcades and washed clean every day. The prices in some 'mixed' merchandise shops I also...More

Thank laiduptranslator
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stumbled on a concert in the plaza mayor. AWSOME ! Families everywhere. The energy was magic! What a great place to sit down people watch with tapas and a glass of wine!

Thank cooter070767
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It all happens here in September. The Plaza is a wonderful piece of history in golden sandstone. In September they put up a stage and entertain day and night with music while you can choose to while away your time in one of the many...More

Thank CarolynIssitt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here in this bustling city square is quite the experience of being in the centre of this city's life. Many avenues lead off to other restaurants, souvenir shops, as well as the University buildings which all have their own story to tell. Especially the library...More

Thank morgana1625
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice. Typical style square seen in alot of other european cities but certainly worth a visit. With lots of cafes around it for food and drinks and prices not too bad considering the location.

Thank bongo30
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you step out onto the plaza your jaw drops at the magnificent view in front of your eyes. Few main squares are this impressive. Construction of the plaza began in 1729 and was completed in 1755. It was used for bullfighting up until the...More

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Lesley D
20 April 2016|
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Yes, the hotel has it's own parking. It is a little tricky to go into the parking because the streets are very narrow and the entrance to the parking is quite difficult. Reserve the parking in advance because it is limited... More