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Plaza Porticada

Plaza de Velarde, 39001 Santander, Spain
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Mercado Artesanal

There was a Mercado Artesanía when I was there, pretty nice stuff they sold. It also looks like a... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2017
via mobile
Nice Central Square

We were here on the 23rd of July and they were celebrating "Semana Grande - Santander", with... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2016
Jon M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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  • Very good51%
  • Average29%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Aug 18, 2017
“Mercado Artesanal”
Jul 22, 2016
“Nice Central Square”
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Plaza de Velarde, 39001 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

There was a Mercado Artesanía when I was there, pretty nice stuff they sold. It also looks like a nice place to have a coffee.

Thank Marilenium
Reviewed July 22, 2016

We were here on the 23rd of July and they were celebrating "Semana Grande - Santander", with parades, food courts, and music late last night. WOW - what a neat place to be! Very cosmopolitan looking city, clean - old yet modern facilities. Great place...More

2  Thank Jon M
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Sqaure that was built in Santander after the huge fire of 1941 destroyed much of the historic city. Nowadays of the central place of the city, with some bars and restaurants around it.

1  Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Sat at the cafes here watching the world go by. Service was great and the drink was even better- 3 Euros for a beer and a glass of wine!

Thank 36lesleyd
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We found it good to sit there and people watch in the afternoon sheltered and lots going on, Take in a small partitive.

Thank Murray F
Reviewed December 14, 2015

This square a great place to relax over a coffee watching the world go by. The buildings are mafestic.

Thank Emilyjcr
Reviewed March 12, 2015

Magnificent plaza which many use as a meeting point due to its size and prominence. There are café seating areas at one end where you can relax, look at your souvenir purchases and watch the world go by. Some of the cafe's are actually towards...More

Thank Drake1540
Reviewed August 13, 2014

The square across the Cathedral is called the Plaza Porticada and it has several government buildings. It is also called the Plaza de Velarde. At the entrance there is the Monument to Pedro Velarde. Pedro Velarde (October 25, 1779 – May 2, 1808) was born...More

2  Thank BennyMalaga
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