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Plaza de la Merced

29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 951 92 60 60
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (68 reviews)
“nice square” (25 reviews)
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29012 Malaga, Spain
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+34 951 92 60 60
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"tapas"
in 68 reviews
"nice square"
in 25 reviews
"picasso's birthplace"
in 27 reviews
"bronze statue"
in 17 reviews
"jacaranda trees"
in 9 reviews
"street musicians"
in 7 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 28 reviews
"pablo picasso"
in 23 reviews
"general torrijos"
in 12 reviews
"people watch"
in 20 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 22 reviews
"take photos"
in 7 reviews
"roman theatre"
in 6 reviews
"mercado"
in 101 reviews
"obelisk"
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"vii"
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"tourists"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stumbled across this but kept returning as it was beautiful. Nice restaurants and bars too. Upmarket buskers playing flute.

Thank jaroberts30
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quiet square with Picasso statue as its very close to where he was born. Great photo opportunity! Couple of good restaurants on the square as well as a Starbucks.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upsides - places to sit in the plaza and the many cafes alongside. Looks it’s best in spring - the flowering trees are spectacular. The Merced is close by offering upmarket bars selling drinks and tapas and there are two excellent traditional delicatessen selling local...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A couple of reviews below mention this square being cluttered with kiosks. I don't know what has happened, but we were there at the end of May 2018 and there was none of this. Just a rather lovely, open square with the monument in the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The plaza, built around a monument to 49 19th Century patriots executed by order of the absolute monarch, Ferdinand VII, is now home to several semi-permanent kiosks, which do take away from the look of the place and block some views of the monument and...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to sit, drink, eat and watch the world go by. Several restaurants with street entertainers. Well worth a visit.

Thank jill19642015
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

In the nearby Casa Natal de Pablo Picasso you can see a marvelous old picture of the place. Really nice and spectacular. Unfortunately, the local Authorities decided to place all around the place some kiosks...what a waste for the image of this central spot in...More

Thank ToujoursLaRoute
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Great square with lots of restaurants and bars . School I’m a very old building . Teachers good. We rented apartment near and really did experience the Malaga life.

Thank DYK2012
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Its a very common plaza among the Spanish cities, very interesting to walk and ine near by, nothing out of the world

Thank Jose A. A
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Lots of bars around the edge of the plaza. A good place to people watch. Bronze of Picasso sitting on a bench. Street musicians playing and come around with cup/hat while you are eating /drinking. At busy times like Easter there are quite a few....More

Thank Amanda S
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bSophie2014
July 23, 2016|
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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.
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