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“What an atmosphere!”

Salamanca's Plaza Mayor
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Avila and Salamanca Day Trip from Madrid
Ranked #1 of 96 things to do in Salamanca
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Owner description: This 18th-century square is one of the largest in Spain.
Alicante, Spain
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“What an atmosphere!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

We were here during the World Cup and shared Spain's humiliation at the hands of the Netherlands! And during graduation season. There is a sense of the history, of centuries of students who laughed and wept here. Watch the prices. Be sure what you are ordering. And lap up the atmosphere.

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“Salamanca”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

this is a beautiful place. Plenty to see. easy to walk round.

Not too busy with tourists..

hote Catalonia Gran via right in centre and a very pleasant place to stay.

Visited April 2014
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“Glorious Spanish City”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

A walkable feast for the eyes is what the traveller finds in Salamanca, Don't miss the art deco museum either so much to see and a lovely cafe on-site, with excellent hot chocolate. The cathedrals are magnificent, two for the price of one! Wander around the ancient streets sampling the coffee and tapas and enjoy the people watching particularly over a pre-dinner drink when the Spanish come out for the evening promenade.

Visited May 2014
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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“Extraordinary Plaza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

Yes, there are many shops and restaurants catering to tourists here, but there are also some old fashioned stores as well. The plaza itself is a "must see" and extremely impressive. The arcades surrounding the plaza are reminiscent of Sam=n Marco in Madrid in a way. Beautiful, impressive.

Visited June 2014
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Charentay, France
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“The scale!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

One of the biggest plazas I have experienced. The scale is truly immense and the buildings all so well maintained.Plenty of shops and cafes to nose round/sit down in. Good for people watching.Bus loads of guided tours seem to be everywhere but the plaza never felt crowded at all!

Visited June 2014
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