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Address: Oviedo, Spain
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8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Yeah, its a lot like other Plazas in Basque Spain but what's not to like about that? I like to sit on my butt, drink good wine/cider/beer, eat tapas and look around. I can indulge... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Yeah, its a lot like other Plazas in Basque Spain but what's not to like about that? I like to sit on my butt, drink good wine/cider/beer, eat tapas and look around. I can indulge myself here in a really enjoyable location. So go here. Have a drink. You will be happy!

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Oviedo, Principado de Asturias
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This plaza is a must if you go to Oviedo. The plaza itself and the environment is a pedestrian area (safe if you go with children) and you can sit down, enjoy a bottle of sidra (cider, traditional drink from Asturias) and some tapas and let time go by, enjoying the atmosphere and watching people go by. Of all the... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A nice plaza where you can sit down and have a drink and you can enjoy music snd dances saturdays afternoon. They dace typical asturian music with traditional gaitas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Stop by this plaza and have yourself some sidra (it's a must order and a specialty of the north). People in Oviedo love dressing up and leisurely hanging out here. It's fantastic for people watching, grabbing some tapas and getting into deep conversation. For more photos & observations on Oviedo: https://theemeraldjournal.squarespace.com/theemeraldjournal/2014/12/6/5bcvf0f78y4id8ds72wb6jbf5z84jm

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Holland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Nice plaza but not super. The fountain here is very very old. There is also a market and many places to eat. The great markethall is also very near. A busy place with always a lot of people.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were looking for a place to eat and found Restaurante El Fontán (see my review there). And walking away from it, we stumbled onto this. The square was bustling with people and it was almost 5pm! It looked as though all the restaurants there were full. Why didn't we find this square before? I'm sure we'd had a more... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Small but very pretty square. Completely full at lunch hours since there are several restaurants there. Great atmosphere.

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Alicante, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Nice place to wander and have a local Sidra and a bite to eat. The local sideras serve the cider pouring from a great height.

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Valencia, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I loved spending a couple of hours in this sunny plaza enjoying a menu del dia whilst watching the sidra waiters pour glasses from a great height. Even funnier watching tourists trying to recreate the motion!

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This is a typical central plaza for cities of this size. That means a good place to eat, drink and watch people. Other than that it is hard to see why others rated this as Excellent. We found it Average and that is good.

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Additional Information about Plaza del Fontan

Address: Oviedo, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Asturias  >  Oviedo
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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