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Relaxing

This is a relaxing square to sit and have a drink whilst watching the world go by. Pay it a visit... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
GibChatterbox
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Gibraltar
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Beautiful plaza

The Plaza Espana is central square. Lots of people and nice cafes. We love the place. In the... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
larschristiner
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Ebeltoft, Denmark
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Plaza Espana S/N | Plaza España, S/N, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

A great place to 'people watch' especially in the evenings as the Spanish people and the children all enjoy this open space with its friendly bars and restaurants. In spite of all the 'action' it is a relaxing place we found!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terry W
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Love it but we arrived here on a Friday and got warned by the lady in the restaurant across the road from the Merida palace that it would be full. Well I've never seen so many people out on a Friday night. We left the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This is a relaxing square to sit and have a drink whilst watching the world go by. Pay it a visit before your evening meal and enjoy a refreshing drink as the sun goes down.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GibChatterbox
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This place is fun. Great place to eat, drink and people watch, surrounded by lovely buildings. We had breakfast and pre-dinner drinks there every day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank joannasinbox
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A very typical plaza de España. Busy with lots of people.... Many bars and restaurants. A bit seedy and nothing really to see...

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Citizens
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I found the main square rather messy, a mixture of about all and everything, with no specific highlight worth to mention. but as it is the central square, you will anyway pass by here and can make your own picture of it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Looking for photos of Merida beforehand, we thought Plaza de Espana looked a bit boring. But in reality, it is buzzig with life and people, outdoor cafes, palm trees, the beautiful yellow town hall on one side and t he cosy friendly cathedral in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The Plaza Espana is central square. Lots of people and nice cafes. We love the place. In the morning, in the evening and at night.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank larschristiner
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It's a great place to sit and watch families enjoy the cool of the evening-parents relaxing with a drink while the kids play nearby. The square is surrounded by a number of elegant buildings but the 4 new wooden kiosks are something of an eyesore-all...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank justjans
Reviewed 16 September 2017

If you are walking through the old center of Mérida, especially if you cross the Roman bridge, coming from the west, you can't help missing this square. It is not grandiose like others farther to the north in Castilla-Leon, but this is Extremadura, a much...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Ray V
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