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Charming renaissance square

The buildings are worth a tour but mostly the views from either end of the square shouldn't be... read more

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Fine Renaissance Square

In some ways, this beautiful Square with its range of magnificent buildings looks more Italian than... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
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Plaza Vazquez de Molina, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buildings are worth a tour but mostly the views from either end of the square shouldn't be missed. A hidden treasure

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GarethAdams
Reviewed October 23, 2018

In some ways, this beautiful Square with its range of magnificent buildings looks more Italian than Spanish, such is the Renaissance style of the buildings. It is mostly pedestrianised, and the Plaza is made even more attractive with the absence of the blight of parked...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

An attractive Plaza with a number of impressive buildings - almost too much to take in within a short visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terry W
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Whilst there are a wealth of buildings of architectural interest in Úbeda, the main attractions are situated on Plaza Vazquez De Molina. This large pedestrianised square is lined with impressive 16th century buildings , which are all worth further investigation. It is also the starting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank GrahamR242
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Surrounded by interesting old building including the Parador, city-hall and a private chapell. Make sure to visit teh various building, especially the chapell.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

This plaza is the historic centre of Ubeda and is surrounded by a most impressive range of classical renaissance churches and palaces. A UNESCO World heritage site, it is the sparkling jewel in the crown of Ubeda. Much of what you see is the result...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Martin T
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Hadn't done my homework before booking this Parador, which is situated on the Plaza. The quality of the 16th century buildings is a jaw dropping experience. To walk out in the area at any time of day is simply amazing. This is a really wonderful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank crawfie
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This plaza has some of the best Renaissance architecture to be found anywhere in Spain. Just getting to the plaza is a lot of fun as you wind your way through narrow alleyways and streets in Ubeda's historic area. There are two former palaces (one...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank T4232XIjohnb
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This plaza is the historic, main square in Ubeda, a town recognized with a sister city as a World Heritage site. After driving through miles and miles of olive groves, you drive up into the old town, get out and say "oh my." We knew...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

UNESCO declared Ubeda a world heritage site and one of the primary reasons for that is the Plaza Vazquez de Molina. It is a center of exquisite Renaissance architecture. We stayed in the Ubeda Parador for a couple of nights and enjoyed being in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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