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Plaza Mayor

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

Salamanca, 37001

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Salamanca's Plaza Mayor - Salamanca - Reviews of Salamanca's Plaza Mayor - TripAdvisor
The Plaza Mayor in Salamanca is by far one of the most beautiful Plazas in Spain. It doesn't even compare to the Plaza in Madrid! I must suggest seeing it at night because it is all l...
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Plaza Mayor - Salamanca, Spain
Because eating is an important aspect of Spanish culture, restaurants and cafes are prevalent in the Plaza Mayor. Places where someone can get a full meal stand beside simple ice cream windows. Also, in the evenings, musical groups, called "Tunas," play in the outside seating areas of the ...
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Salamanca, Spain plaza Mayor
The plaza’s construction was ordered by Felipe V. The Churriguera brothers prepared the designs for the plaza, using sandstone as the primary building material. Bullfighting continued in the plaz...
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The Plaza Mayor, Salamanca
The northern side with the City Hall has 21 arches, the south 20 arches; the east has 22 arches while the west has 25 arches. The spandrels of the arches are decorated with medallions illustrating famous men (and even women--St Teresa!) and distinguished figures in Spain's history--like kings from A...
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La Plaza Mayor - Great Public Spaces | Project for Public Spaces (PPS)
My personal test for the validity of your list was whether the Plaza Mayor was on it. Congratulations, you passed the test! This is definitely one of the world's great public spaces. It's truly the outside living room of this city. I lived in Salamanca for three months in 1977, and the Plaza Mayor w...
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