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Calle Mayor, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite squares in Madrid. It is a time capsule of days gone by, with buildings on the square dating back to the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. The buildings are very well preserved. In the center of the square is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

it was so quaint and small you wouldn’t notice there’s a plaza along the road you’re traversing. it was quite empty when we got there because perhaps it was siesta time? we’re supposed to do a quick exploration but time constraints prevented us to devote...More

Thank Irene F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A charming little plaza between plaza Major and the Almudena Cathedral. It is small, with interesting buildings (Gothic or Baroque) some of them from the 1,400s, travelling you back in time!!

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

This square is less crowded compared to Plaza Mayor. Surrounding the square are old buildings. The garden in the centre is nice and well kept with a statue as its focal point.

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Just off Plaza major, so not far to walk. Fairly small square, nice to look at but hardly anything on. Flagged by 'tat shops' which ruins it a bit. Great view, but not worth hanging around for.

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Plaza de la Villa was the medieval heart of Madrid and beautiful historic buildings from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries still surround the compact square. There is also a statue to Admiral Don Álvaro de Bazán commemorating the 300th anniversary of his death which...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Plaza De La Villa is a beautiful little historically important square in old Madrid. Unlike the other more touristic squares this has no innumerable cafes and restaurants but what it does have is some exquisite architecture such as the old Town Hall and the beautiful...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Sandwiched between the palace and Plaza Mayor, this relatively unknown square offers a historic look into Madrid's past. It was the political centre of the Spanish capital, with many major events happening here. Another nice photo stop.

1  Thank Leon L
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

This square is rather small. On one side it has a nice looking building. And there is a small statue in a small green area. That is all there is in this square ...

1  Thank Gourmand-ck
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

As the concierge of your hotel to draw a walking route for you and you will likely stroll through this delightful plaza. Reflecting all the best of Madrid, this corner incorporates history, architecture, beauty and cleanliness into one small plaza.

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