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“Worth a walk!!”
Review of Plaza de Oriente

Plaza de Oriente
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

While the biggest draw here is seeing the Don Quixote/Cervantes statues, it is absolutely a beautiful park, and deserves a visit. Combine it with Almudena (and the silly palace if you must).... I didn't find it crowded at all, so was able to enjoy a slow stroll and coffee as I made my way.

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Reviewed September 4, 2013

After a day of seeing the sites, we stopped to enjoy the view and the weather. The plaza is a great location to sit and catch your breath, while gazing at the Royal Palace.

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Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is actually just the gardens in front of the royal palace. Around the edge of the square you can find statues of the kings of Spain of yore. A good place to take photos, and there are a number of bars around the edge towards Ópera, although they can be pricey. Connects with the entrance to the royal palace and the cathedral, also a short walk from the temple of Debod, Calle Mayor, museo cerralbo and various other attractions.

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Reviewed August 30, 2013

A lot of people walk along here. At any time, day and night.
A lot of couples have some rest (and more:-) in the grass.

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Reviewed August 15, 2013

An interesting place close to the Royal Palace. I had a great cup of java there, on my way to see other attractions and got distracted by the interesting shops, street performers and the scenery.

A cool place to hang out for an hour or so, on your way to see the Royal Palace or other attractions.

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