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Western end of the Gran Via, 28008 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 Irene F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 August 20, 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.

Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Not a a lot to do but just walking around the Plaza is a feast for the eyes. Tile work, architecture and history. Even a pop up flamenco. Worth a visit.

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Very common and famous attraction of Madrid city. In this plaza you can easily reach the most important attractions of the city, such as Gran Via, Palacio Real, Plaza de Oriente. Moreover, in this place you can book your ticket for bus tour (sightseeing city)...More

Thank Vincenzo P
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Quiet during the day, busy at nights. Metro station, connects with Gran via with all the shops. Not a top landmark in Madrid

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Reviewed August 2, 2018

It is a large and pleasant square where you can sit and enjoy the shade, breeze and people watching. Right in the center of the square is the monument Miguel de Cervantes overlooking the statues of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. I saw many tour...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We saw this on our walking tour of city center Madrid with Rainbow Madrid tours. It is a nice plaza with monument and water pond.

1  Thank Craig D
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Plaza españa is a lovely little escape for people just before or after they shop til they drop. The area is famous for two things the Cervantes Donque Jote and the Chinese New years festival celebrations in February.

Thank Annabelle Flore... P
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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.