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Salamanca's Plaza Mayor

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Address: Plaza Major, Salamanca, Spain
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Description: This 18th-century square is one of the largest in Spain.

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Spending an evening

Every evening is not when there is a national soccer match; it is an incredible place to spend an evening or even more than 1 evening. Have a beer, watch people go by, meet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Every evening is not when there is a national soccer match; it is an incredible place to spend an evening or even more than 1 evening. Have a beer, watch people go by, meet someone and see life the way we rarely see it in America - people enjoying being around other people. Dont buy too much; getting ripped off... More 

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Castelo Branco District, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Very large plaza. Always with many people. The center of Salamanca day and night. here you can find an information center about the city and go everywhere.

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Darwin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

While we were there they had a concert in the square and it was great to watch the performers and all the locals having a ball.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Grab a drink, some friends and just enjoy a warm afternoon in this beautiful plaza! Great place to grab tapas as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is th emost amazing Main Square in the world, besides the one in Brussels (Belgium). Do not miss it. It is certainly the most elegant one in Spain. Built in sandstone in 1729 by famous Churriguera architects and Andrés García de Quiñones, it is a lively place full of life. Nice shops, restaurants, bars make it even more attractive.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

So big and beautiful! To take the most beautiful photos go at night and at sundays the place gets really familiar with a lot of kids running around, it is very nice!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Plenty of frescoes, monarchs chronology,convienent shopping nearby, information booth under arcades.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Beautiful. Sitting out in the warm evening was great with families and young and old all so relaxed and Spanish ... though what else would one expect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Like Plaza Mayor in madrid, but in a better condition. And cleaner! A must see. Our hotel window overlooked the square.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

You will be at a impressive square with a splendid arquitecture, surronded with stores and restaurants (as always).. a Place to enjoy a god wine with a god cigar wile you taste some local food and watch people come and go.

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