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Reviewed 11 November 2018

This is an interesting square, not as large or nice as some of the other plaza mayores in Spain, but it is still a pleasant square with lots of restaurants and cafés nearby. You probably come across the square on a scroll through town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Spain has many great plazas to visit and this is right up there. Lots of options for shopping or eating in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 23 October 2018

It is nestled within the old city and is only small but is nevertheless perfectly formed. Framed on one side by the Church of San Juan Bautista (with its many arches) and the Town Hall on the other, it is the ideal place for eating,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

You will see bigger and better such squares as you travel round, but it is pleasant enough to stop for a drink or snack here with an adequate choice of cafes and restaurants.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This plaza is a short walk from the church. It’s really rather small compared to the other cities in Spain that I visited. There isn’t a lot to see or do here.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Been to lots of plazas before and this gives off a tired poor feeling. Did stop for a drink at one of two bars open to people watch but not that impressed. So good I didn't even take one photo.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jezzc_13
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Rest your feet, sit awhile at a local cafe or on a bench. Watch the people come and go. A lovely place to relax or meet up with friends.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Not one of your larger plazas, but pretty. Several vendors are set up for you to shop and sample local food.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wasmith59
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We happened to be in Avila the date of the Spain and Portugal match. The plaza had some televisions set up for viewing. A fun, family-friendly way to enjoy a beautiful evening.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SoBe_Mom
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Can't say the half empty restaurants set for tourists interested me much. Better and less expensive offerings other places. Some of the older buildings are interesting though

Date of experience: July 2018
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