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Just off the Calle Mayor we discovered the historic and unspoiled little Plaza de la Villa boasting the statue of Spanish noble Don Al Varo De Bazan renowned as the finest Admiral in Spanish maritime history in part because he protected the treasure ships that brought gold and…
Plaza de la Villa is one of the most beautiful squares in Madrid. It’s very centrally located next to Mercado de San Miguel and more or less between Plaza Mayor and the Palace. It’s Madrid’s oldest square and the buildings surrounding it are all very nice. I like walking off it…
Here you will find a historic building with a statue surrounded by flowers as the centerpiece. Pleasant to walk by and enjoy the flowers.
Plaza De La Villa is without a shadow of a doubt one of the prettiest squares in Madrid with some of the best examples of Madrid Baroque architecture ( Barroco Madrileño ) which is the perfect use of wrought iron features,exposed stone work and beautiful brick work , the…
We happened upon the Plaza de la Villa while walking to our apartment one evening (and we saw it again the next day). It has an air of romance in the evening and is elegant in an understated way. The square is mostly quiet and didn't seem to draw a ton of people which makes it…