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Plaza del Sol is one of many in Barcelona. There quite a few cafes and restaurants in the area as well as many other shops. We were there during the day and appeared to be a nice area. Don't know about night time!
If you want to experiment how touristic is Madrid this is the place to visit. Lots of tourists are walking around, people selling and offering everything you can imagine. Is central point to start it tho end a route in center of Madrid.
Plaza Del Sol is a rather busy plaza in the Gracia neighbourhood, it's not as famous as say Plaça De Catalunya or Plaça Espanya or as beautiful as Plaça Reial but it's popular.
The architecture is nice,there's some really good cafe's and restaurants here and...More
As with most plaza's in Madrid these are a centre of social life. People congregate here after work and over weekends.
Plaza del Sol is particularly vibrant. We spent some time here of the weekend and on a Monday.
It gets REALLY busy!
Personally I don’t see a lot to attract me to Plaza del Sol however it is clearly popular.
I would suggest it is most popular with those looking to save a little money and bring their own food and drink without having to pay for...More
First of all, I’ve only just read the reviews from residents- and I must admit I wouldn’t be too happy about living around the square.
The above said, I’ve visited the place several times with my wife and children and although there is a bit...More
Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to be an independent town until late into the 19th century. Though it’s just a short commute away from the center, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many international artists to this area, resulting in a wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the
vibrant Gracia’s plaças, where young and old gather to enjoy a drink outside. Carrer de Verdi, its main street, offers affordable restaurants and a movie theater that screens new as well as classic films in their original language. However Gracia's greatest treasure lies just up the hill at Guell Park, where Antoni Gaudi's vibrant and revolutionary art sculptures stand atop unequaled views of Barcelona.