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29012 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked to the plaza from town thinking its a must visit but the area is a bit run down so we just walked back! Wouldn't bother going

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Maz110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six million tourists descend on the Costa del Sol each summer, but only about six per cent of them actually visit Malaga, what a shame! The Plaza de la Merced is a spacious 19th century square in the historic centre of the city. It's a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed right by the plaza and really liked it. It’s always alive and busy yet not obnoxious or pretentious. Surrounded by restaurants and cafes including Starbucks (the only non local establishment). Nice to grab a to go empanadas from a side Argentinian joint and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Centrally located square surrounded by restaurants, offering various menu choices and prices. Great for people watching!

Date of experience: July 2019
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

Malaga is a nice place with hundreds of squares. This square must be visited at least with 2 more that are important and very close to each other. From here go to Plaza de la Constitución and then Plaza del Obispo (where the Cathedral is)....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

This is at the time of our visit, a nice quiet relaxing area of Malaga. Not much here other than the square with a few trees and a monument. Surrounded by many old buildings, some of which need a little repair and a nice selection...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

Visited here and the square is interesting and there are a few eating places around also a small shopping mall not too far away. A lot of activity as plenty of offices and bank around in the area

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

Unique place in the center of Malaga. Nice place with trees full of violet and rose flowers and Mr. Pablo Picasso himself is sitting there. There is also a birth house of Picasso and many lovely bars with good prices around the square. In the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

We were here in April and this place looked drab and dreary even on a nice day. It seemed a bit of a waste to be honest. We came back at the end of May start of June and the place was transformed. Lovely purple...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Wyrtaj
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Jacaranda trees are beautiful at this time of year Great choice of restaurants Particularly like The Plaza Tapas food amazingly good

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Otuama | Reviewed this property |
Yes - try Restaurante Vegetariano Cañadú, Plaza de la Merced, 21 Málaga - (+34) 952 60 27 19. Very good reviews. It's on the opposite side of the Plaza to Picasso's house. Enjoy.