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Address: Plaza Fonseca, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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Interesting plaza

Very nice plaza within the historic part of the city. Nice to sit outside one of the bars, and watch the world go by. Occasional buskers playing an instrument, adds to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Very nice plaza within the historic part of the city. Nice to sit outside one of the bars, and watch the world go by. Occasional buskers playing an instrument, adds to the atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I sat at a small pub/cafe for many minutes. I had free wifi and cheap wine. It is an easy place to find and great meet up place for pilgrims and tourists alike. I did not eat there but I remember watching all the people ambling by. I will visit again next camino. It will be a favorite place as... More 

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Panama City Beach FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I don't know how you can miss it. Very quaint. All part of the Camino experience as you make your way through the masses.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Nice square in the old town of Santiago de Compostela. Statue of Cervantes is located there. Few cafes, calm atmosphere.

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Leawood, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Beautiful old plaza. Clean, full of people from around the world. Old world feel. Nicely maintained. Great meeting place. Recommend if in the old city of Santiago.

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Tenerife
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We happened to be here in August during a music festival and saw several excellent outdoor music performances here, including a classic rock band and a young 60's influenced four piece band. What's not to enjoy? The bars provide the refreshments and the entertainment was free.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Although it is located near by cathedral (few minutes walk), it is not crowded. It works as a crossing between usual tourist paths and the true Old town.

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Union, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It's a large plaza, but most of the space is consumed w/tables from restaurants (I never eat outside).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Definitely a place to go if you are in the city, has the how old atmosphere where you can feel in the old times, can find also very good restaurants to go and try some tapas

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Based on an earlier review we went looking for this plaza. Agreed, it is on one of the routes for the pilgrims arriving in Santiago there was little opportunity to sit and enjoy a wine or beer while watching the arrivals. We only saw one bar open, with just 3 small tables outside, so you would be lucky to get... More 

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