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fab

another lovely square, smaller in scale, in which to absorb the atmsphere on a busy Sunday... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2019
Turtle5954
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Typical Santiago plaza

This is one of the more interesting of the many small plazas in Santiago, dedicated to the writer... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

Great location to see the pilgrims for the Camino moving towards the final feet of there completion. The great joy on there faces reminded us of the way we felt only days before when we completed our journey to the Cathedral. There is 3 great...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

This old square was one of many you find in Santiago de Compostela and this one is had some degree of atmosphere with a number of bars and cafes around its perimeter and just adjacent to Plaza Fonseca with its small park and historic school....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

The Plaza Cervantes is well known for its central position, excelent meeting print for groups of friends, sorounded by Cafe bars and restaurants, shops, the travelers are passing by.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019

another lovely square, smaller in scale, in which to absorb the atmsphere on a busy Sunday afternoon. Peaceful though

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the more interesting of the many small plazas in Santiago, dedicated to the writer, Cervantes. There’s a monument to him in the middle of the plaza. There’s an interesting church on one side and then a series of historic buildings on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Plaza Cervantes located on Plaza Fonseca is a public square surrounded by small shops, cafes and restaurants. The narrow streets around the square will lead pilgrims to the final destination. The old street with traditional buildings on both sides is nice targets for photo-taking. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

As you sip your coffee at one of the cafes the pilgrims pass with eyes shining as they enter the last 100 meres of their long journey Look up at the lovely balconies of the surroounding buildings and the gold of the stonework. Search for...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

The Plaza is so filled with people that you may loose yourself easily fi you're not careful, as many people travel here all the time. I would recommend to come carrying light as things can disappear.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Nice old small street with big stones and a quit little picturesque place; small shops and cafes, restaurants; invite to make a nice stroll in the evening.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Just another really nice placa in the old town center. Just take a walk and enjoy the streets and the views...

Date of experience: September 2017
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