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Plaza de Santa Ana

Plaza de Santa Ana s/n, Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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Ranked #56 of 417 attractions in Madrid
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Nightlife, Dining, Drinking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Tapas bars and clubs line this scenic plaza, making it one of Madrid's most popular nightlife hotspots.
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Atlanta, GA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

In easy proximity to our hotel, this Plaza is just the right mix of activity, people-watching and respite ... with families playing in the little play yard and lively tapas patios where you can sit and enjoy a light meal. We tried several of the restaurants on the patio and all had yummy food and drink and good service for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Join many locals as wells tourists to sit in one of the cafes and have tapas or a drink. Many bars and shops within a few metres and relatively sheltered and peaceful (at least in April) compared to busier squares.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

Many food options, nice tapas around, a great hotel facing the plaza with drinks bar at the top. Close to the bigger plazas like Mayor and Sol.

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Denver, Colorado
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This plaza has numerous cafes both with indoor and outdoor seating. A great place to stop and enjoy your time in Madrid. Excellent people watching.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Relaxing and cosy atmosphere at this Plaza. While stroling along you can choose between several good restaurants and bars. Easy to get a good meal in this area, whether you go there for lunch or dinner.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Come on a Friday or Saturday night and the Plaza will be full of people, mostly younger generations. But come at any time and enjoy the Plkaza with the Teater at one end and the elegant hotel in the other. In between are small tabernas and cervecerias, among them Cafe Alemana. Restaurant VinaP on the Plaza is a good and... More

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Tongeren, Belgium
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Nice designed plaza. Many good bars and restaurants, every day of the week something is happening here!

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

The Plaza Santa Ana is always a nice place to visit. There is always plenty of space in the plaza and the design is quite good. There are two statues there, one to Pedro Calderon de la Barca, and the other to Federico Garcia Lorca, the writer from Granada. There is also the Hotel Melia ME, which is a very... More

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Del Mar, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I read about this plaza in a couple tour books, so we went there to check it out and were not disappointed. The plaza has interesting old buildings around it that now are bars and restaurants. These establishments have many tables and chairs in the plaza and it's very enjoyable to sit, have a drink and watch the world walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

so lively at night with an older clientel of people than malsania. full of tiurists too. also nearby la latina and the center of madrid puerta del sol. full of people but really relaxed at night. enormous amount of tapas bars.

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