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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!
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
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.
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
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
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