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Plaza de la Merced

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Address: 29012 Malaga, Spain
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Lovely place with lots of cafes

Nice square with lots of restaurants and cafes. Close to mercado de la Merced with many small food stalls. Great place ro meet up with friends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Naestved, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This plaza has a nice row of restaurants/bars that are decently priced. Always a good vibe and mix of local/tourists. Great place to meet other travelers.

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Naestved, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice square with lots of restaurants and cafes. Close to mercado de la Merced with many small food stalls. Great place ro meet up with friends.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this square surrounded with lovely little bars and restaurants. A stone through away from the Castle.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little square with plenty of coffee shops doing brisk business. Very busy at breakfast time. - nothing much happening after that.

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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice little square with this memorial at the centre. It's tree lines and a good place to stop off on your route towards the ruins of Roman theatre or the Alcazaba or Gibralfaro castle. We stopped off on the far side of the monument wher there is a bench where you can have your picture next to a life... More 

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Anglesey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for relaxing watching the mix of Locals and Visitors going about their business or not. Surrounded by a mix of restaurants it seems to be a very popular meeting place for both visitors and inhabitants. The local bird life are noisy but entertaining and it is a natural sun trap within easy reach of the busier streets... More 

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and small square where you can find the statue of Pablo Picasso. There are a lot of bars and restaurants and also a lot of traffic around. Every day you can see and enjoy street artist, mostly musicians, which literally beg for money when they finish their performance.

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Brighouse, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its prety and well laid out. Lots of seating and all in the shade of a tree at different points during the day. Its surrounded by cafe's and eating places. Perfect for a rest, an expresso and people watching. Loved it!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Finished off a tour here. Nice to sit a people watch. Bars not great for tapas I was informed, bit of a tourist trap.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

very nice plaza, just next to Picasso birthplace. safe and nice for kids with many terraces around. very nice trees and green parrots everywhere.

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