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Plaza Mayor

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

Southwest of the Puerta del Sol, Madrid, 28013

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Madrid, Spain
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Plaza Mayor - Madrid - Reviews of Plaza Mayor - TripAdvisor
We only went to the Plaza Mayor because it셲 recommended on all the travel sites for 쐔ourist attractions. We did have lunch at one of the many, many restaurants that (naturally) cha...
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Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain : Reviews of Plaza Mayor - Yahoo! Travel
There are many ways to spend your time and money at this attractive central square: stroll around and admire the architecture and the murals or even buy an origi...
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Plaza Mayor- Madrid, Spain - VirtualTourist.com
The Plaza Mayor, built in 1619 by Philip III, is a vast, cobbled, traffic-free chunk of 17th-century Spain, with its centerpiece: a statue is of Philip III. There are nine arched gateways leading into this great square which was the hub of life in Renaissance Madrid. Each side of the square is unifo...
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Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain
and today it is still very close to the heart of many a Madridian. Visiting the square, you will not witness any executions, but you might witness a coin or stamp show (on Sundays), a free concert, or residents takin...
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iExplore Community: Plaza Mayor - Madrid, Spain
The instant he sensed a predator was trying to make eye contact to order another round of beers or perhaps a tapas plate of calamari, he would look the other way and dart in the opposite direction like a Thompson뭩 gazelle spooked by lions on the hunt in the Serengeti. Well aware of his surroundings...
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Travel Channel community: Plaza Mayor - Madrid, Spain
The instant he sensed a predator was trying to make eye contact to order another round of beers or perhaps a tapas plate of calamari, he would look the other way and dart in the opposite direction like a Thompson뭩 gazelle spooked by lions on the hunt in the Serengeti. Well aware of his surroundings...
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Plaza Mayor - Madrid Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
The Plaza Mayor, a grand arcaded square in the center of Madrid is very popular spot. The symmetrical rectangular square features a uniform architecture, very similar to the contemporary Place des Vosges in Paris. During the middle ages the site was just a market place outside the city walls. In the...
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Plaza Mayor | Museum/Attraction Review | Madrid | Frommers.com
In the heart of Madrid, this famous square was known as the Plaza de Arrabal during medieval times, when it stood outside the city wall. The original architect of Plaza Mayor itself was Juan Gómez de Mora, who worked during the reign of Philip III. Under the Habsburgs, the square rose in impo...
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