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Very nice square

This is one of the many, all rather similar, plaza mayor's in northern Spain. It is rectangular... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katrien S
Ghent, Belgium
Beautiful large Plaza Mayor

Spent a pleasant hour with a beer watching the world go by. It's very quiet during siesta time but... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Leon, Spain
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is a popular place for both locals and tourists who gather here to enjoy a meal at a restaurant or to view the exteriors of historic buildings.

1  Thank Aussielins
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Surrounded by restaurants, bars, and government buildings. It's a nice place to have a coffee and relax. The farmer's market was great and a fantastic place to pick up provisions if you're cooking. It's a large commercial square that doesn't have the intimacy and charm...More

1  Thank CaliforniaTourista
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the many, all rather similar, plaza mayor's in northern Spain. It is rectangular with one ornate building, now an art school, and the 3 other sides all very similar with an arcade. As in other cities, there are quite a few...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Spent a pleasant hour with a beer watching the world go by. It's very quiet during siesta time but livens up as the day cools down. Plenty of seating outside numerous bars.

Thank Whiskydram
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Had a hotel room with a view on the Plaza Mayor. My favourite Plaza Mayor for some obvious reasons like the flowers, the bars and restaurants and the geometrical plan. Very lively square in a university city.

Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Salamanca and Madrid are too often merited for their plaza major but León can boast a beautiful one too. Arcades all around, nice symmetry, but several shops closed and bricked up. Too bad...

Thank Martin v
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely old square to sit a while and watch the world go by , we sat with a drink whilst walking through the town

Thank terry5656
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Great spot for pictures of the attractive buildings and the town hall - and also a good spot to catch a drink or meal at the cafes which surround it.

Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Simply put, grab a table on the square, have a vermouth / beer / wine and watch the world go by! A very pretty square.

Thank AUChrissie
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This plaza may is a bit off the beaten path but worth visiting especially in the afternoons/evenings/weekends as this where many locals come to have a drink or eat or people watch.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We were passing through the plaza and stopped for refreshment. The architecture is worth stopping and seeing.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We passed through the plaza early in the morning while walking the Camino de Santiago. It was a nicw place to have a coffee and see the city wake up before heading out for the day.

1  Thank derrick31310
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