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Plaza Nueva

Granada, Spain (Realejo - San Matias)
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Ranked #35 of 108 Attractions in Granada
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
Description: Granada's central plaza, lined with shops, restaurants and cafes.
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Evanston, Illinois
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198 reviews 198 reviews
55 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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262 reviews 262 reviews
157 attraction reviews
300 helpful votes 300 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

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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

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30 helpful votes 30 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,

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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

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Guwahati, India
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163 reviews 163 reviews
95 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We walked down from Alhambra Palace to the Plaza. You just need a good pair of walking shoes to do this route. The square is of medium size but on a sunny day the place fills up with students, tourists, locals, entertainers, onewheel cycles .... There are a number of cafes and souveneir shops . Take a beer , just... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The newly in charge Christians built this plaza over the river and it is home to food and souvenir businesses. You can also buy some fantastic gelato here and catch the sight seeing bus.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The Plaza Nueva is one of the main plazas in Granada and it is filled with restaurants and cafeterias where one can order food and drinks. It is very pleasant to be on the terrace when there is good weather. The plaza also has an elegant government building which contains the courts of justice of the city. There are many... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

There are numerous tapas bars and restaurants all around the square. Very good place to relax and watch the (sometimes) entertainment.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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49 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Lots of great cafes, restaurants, bars and shops. The only downside is there is no parking, which didn't help as I was staying at the Macia Plaza. When there go into the Gran Taberna, it's a proper bar, c/w free tapas with your drink. The No 31 bus stops here to take you to the viewpoint for the Alhambra.

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