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Huge plaza packed with cafes, bars and tourists.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in Two days in Madrid
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Calle Gerona 4, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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"christmas market"
in 127 reviews
"street performers"
in 300 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 174 reviews
"people watching"
in 339 reviews
"big square"
in 77 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 78 reviews
"watch the world"
in 149 reviews
"tapas"
in 364 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 172 reviews
"glass of wine"
in 61 reviews
"puerta del sol"
in 87 reviews
"paella"
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"spiderman"
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Reviewed today

The center of Madrid, with everything happening here - if you're headed to Madrid try to get a budget hotel near to this area!

Thank Aurobindo M
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Reviewed today via mobile

Another must see in Madrid. An excellent place to stop for a drink and do some people watching. Can get very busy but still worth visiting.

Thank VRO53
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An impressive grand enclosed plaza surrounded on all sides by attractive colonnaded architecture. A lovely place to stop for a drink or a meal al fresco and watch the world stroll around you!

Thank dkgillett
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Reviewed yesterday

Just go find a seat and enjoy Madrid life. History all around with many bars offering less expensive but good Spanish wine. Sit, sip and enjoy.

Thank Icedaddy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although the Plaza Mayor is very touristic, it is still worth visiting it. It is beatiful and has a number of interesting buildings. I would advise all travelers to watch their belongings and to watch out if they decide to have a drink or some...More

Thank Aba1968
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hardly missable, this fine closed square is archetypical of Spanish architecture. With the statue of Felipe the III in the middle and many cafes and restaurants it’s a tourist trap. But do take a stroll around it and mingle with locals and tourists.

Thank gourmetathens
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a highly-crowded place with lots of shops and restaurants. The plaza was a historic center that endured 3 fires since the 1580 when it was first built. I would not recommend late hours with small children since the place can be quite chaotic....More

Thank Prcss46
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You need to come to this landmark, but be advised as it is highly crowded place and I would not recommend late hours agenda especially with kids. Many cafes and taverns around and occasionally place host a concerts in the same square.

Thank Евгения М
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A place you see in the movies, so cool little shops all around the square. Restaurants and events going on you will have something to see where ever you walk. Places to sit and just take in the day especially if your with a love...More

Thank Rene R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This has to be on everyone's list to see. So full of history. Not a place to eat nor drink if you are on a budget.

Thank Jackie1952Alicante
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side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
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Mary B
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Where to stay is a tough question. There's such a variety of accommodation in all the European cities. Your best bet is to use one of the sites that shows prices and locations on a map, put in your criteria, and see what... More
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M_Yvette9
27 October 2017|
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Response from Oenedgar | Reviewed this property |
You might want to consider the Hotel Claridge 4*. It is a bit closer to the Prado and St. Jeranimos. All said, there a lots of churches and taxis are clean, plentiful and in expensive so you might also consider Hotel... More
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alulrichs
5 September 2017|
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Response from Liz D | Reviewed this property |
Plaza Major is a square where you can eat/drink at various different bars/restaurants right in the middle of Madrid. There's so much to do near here I would definitely include it on any Madrid list
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