We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Plaza Nueva

Granada, Spain (Realejo - San Matias)
Improve this listing
Book ahead on Viator
$37*
and up
72%
Ranked #26 of 90 Attractions in Granada
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
Owner description: Granada's central plaza, lined with shops, restaurants and cafes.
Attraction details
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
Owner description: Granada's central plaza, lined with shops, restaurants and cafes.
Write a Review

318 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    106
    124
    74
    12
    2
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great plaza; lots of shops for shopping, souvenirs and plenty of restaurants to choose from. Great to unwind and relax after a long day, especially if you've visited AlHambra beforehand!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
528 reviews 528 reviews
282 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

You will not be able to avoid this plaza as it is thronging with tourists and locals. One can eat am sure all basic menus but roads leading off here will allow you to explore the town. Tourist shops abound. Did enjoy the Discover Spain expo that was on when I was in town…only shame was not being able to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Dover, Canada
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
52 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stopped by Plaza Nueva a few times during our visit. We had a snack in one of the restaurants and watch flamenco dancers who were entertaining. I actually took lots of pictures of them. Around the Plaza you can walk through side streets which will take you to stores that sell Moorish items ... very enjoyable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
194 reviews 194 reviews
78 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We found ourselves here many times...for all things listed above. Went here to get cab for airport even. Only 2 blocks from our hotel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful walking tour with our guide, Laura. She was informative, funny and entertaining. We did the free morning tour with her for about 3 hours around the Albazin area and enjoyed it so much we booked the afternoon Sacramonte, cave tour. We were given time to soak up the atmosphere of Grenada and she conveyed her love... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Evanston, Illinois
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
57 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

After visiting Alhambra, we grabbed a cab to take us to the town center. After browsing through the menu posted at the outdoor patios, we were led by a server to sit at the table. As it turned out, it was a small snack place serving hot meals. So make sure the menu posted belongs to the right restaurant, Nevertheless... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leicester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
269 reviews 269 reviews
163 attraction reviews
364 helpful votes 364 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This plaza is an open space area in the city that is rather spoiled by having a busy road running alongside. Partly because of this and also because we felt that this was a much more touristy area than the Plaza de Bib Rambla we settled for the latter. It does have an advantage of being at the end of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It's an important plaza because of the fact that you'll pass it several times during your stay, no doubt. It's no Piazza San Marco; it's a fairly small square, filled with the usual tourists en route to Albayzin, the Paseo de los Tristes, the Alhambra or just sitting in the shade to escape from the searing heat for a little... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Its a place you are quite likely to go through more than once if you are staying in Granada more than one night. A weird Tuscany-like eibe (its the church) gets me here. Reaaonable places to eat - great directions to stroll towards, old,older and new too,

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

There are plenty of convenient bistros on the square catering to tourists who like watching other tourists. Nothing wrong with that, it's a fun pastime. But if you like paying less and enjoying the food more, exploring the smaller businesses slightly off the beaten track is also fun. For example, Shawarma King, aka Teteria del Generalife, is just a few... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Plaza Nueva also viewed

Granada, Province of Granada
Granada, Province of Granada
 
Granada, Province of Granada
Granada, Province of Granada
 

Been to Plaza Nueva? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Plaza Nueva staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?