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Nice place to visit

This is a small Plaza with a lot of places to take a drink sitting outside and enjoy the day. You... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2019
fabioamc
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Vila Real, Portugal
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Lovely plaza in the old town

This is an attractive plaza, praza in the Galician language, in the heart of the old city. The... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2018
johnmodesto
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Modesto, California
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Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

Its a realy beautiful place to have a rest and enjoy the beautiful ols buildings. The icecream there is delicious and the lady who owns it is very friendly. Also there is a small train which you can take from that place so you tour...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Visited Ourense when travelling from Xares to Santiago de Compostela. Plaza not too busy for midday in August!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

Beautiful, unique, original and surrounded by beautiful buildings. Ourense's medieval square is charming and surrounded by sidewalk cafés. From here you can explore this beautiful medieval city. The unusual shape of the square makes it unique.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

This is a small Plaza with a lot of places to take a drink sitting outside and enjoy the day. You can also get a mini bus in form of train.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fabioamc
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Not the most exciting town square in Spain. Several touristy cafes, bars, and an ice cream store surround the plaza but it does have an outside hot spring thats only a 5 min walk from the plaza. You don't find that in to many plaza's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

This is an attractive plaza, praza in the Galician language, in the heart of the old city. The surrounding buildings are lovely, with arcades that will protect you from the rain which is common. I am told this is the steepest Plaza Mayor in Spain.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Typical Spanish square, with cafes, restaurants and interesting buildings on all sides. The dominant building is the town hall (Casa Do Concello) but on another side there is one with Art Nouveau features, including some lovely ceramic tiles.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The old town of Ourense has a many nice old houses and small plazas. Plaza Mayor is one of them. Cafes at the Plaza and in the small streets nearby.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JayB71
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited Plaza Mayor on several occasions with friends. It’s always been an enjoyable time here. Have sat at several of the different cafes for after lunch drinks & conversations. Definitely a highlight when visiting Ourense

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

It’s the town hall square and on two sides full of cafeterias. We thought it a good idea to stay there overlooking the plaza but tables and chairs are dragged away late at night and first thing in the morning with absolutely no care for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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