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Plaza Tirso de Molina, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

Plaza Tirso de Molina is a nice plaza with a bit of history. Its origins go back to the 18th century and it honours a 16th century man of letters, Tirso de Molina, a pseudonym of Fray Gabriel Téllez. There are a few cafes and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed April 11, 2019

Plaza Tirso de Molina is a public square in central Madrid and named for a Spanish Baroque dramatist, poet and Roman Catholic monk. There's even a statue of Molina in the square dressed in his monk's habit. Around the square are some decent cafes and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Another statue on another plaza. Nothing impressive. Ok to see if you are close or going out of the metro/bus there.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

This a regular plaza in the city. It is a functional plaza having restaurants and shops around it. However, it is not exactly beautiful or appealing in any spectacular way. Not worth a visit by itself.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BeachStone2C
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

This was a really vibrant Plaza and area we visited on our eight days holiday to Madrid and what a great find. This area is a bit more edgy than some of the other more touristic plazas close by but it's a great place to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

We rented a beautiful apartment here for five nights. It is very convenient to the Atocha station (by Metro or bus) and perfect for exploring old Madrid on foot. Plaza Mayor is 5 minutes, the Palacio is 12. WINDOW SHOPPERS: Tirso is a center of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank progresodave
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

I have visited Tirso de Molina many times recently. Some great restaurants etc. Some reviewers describe this plaza as gritty. Indeed. There is a substantial population of unfortunate homeless people that have made it their base. On one occasion as we dined al fresco a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank solomio123
Reviewed January 20, 2018

It was a great experience to spend a few hours there, to enjoy the local atmosphere. There is a street nearby called Celle Cave Baja. Many nice local food mainly tapas are available there. Celle Cave Baja is a very colourful and beautiful street with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank travelholic99
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Cosy square with cafes & restaurants. I stopped there for coffee and dinner, friendly staff, mostly locals visiting, would definitely recommend. A bakery and a supermarket are also at hand.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank ursa p
Reviewed October 8, 2017

One or two nice places to eat in the square, plus a theatre (we saw Carmen there), a mix of working (and not working) and middle classes with an edge to it. There is a daily flower market and on a Sunday the square is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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