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Nice area.

Plaza Del Sol is a rather busy plaza in the Gracia neighbourhood, it's not as famous as say Plaça... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Social hangout

As with most plaza's in Madrid these are a centre of social life. People congregate here after work... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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3 weeks ago
“Nice area.”
28 Aug 2018
“Social hangout ”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plaza Del Sol is a rather busy plaza in the Gracia neighbourhood, it's not as famous as say Plaça De Catalunya or Plaça Espanya or as beautiful as Plaça Reial but it's popular. The architecture is nice,there's some really good cafe's and restaurants here and...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

As with most plaza's in Madrid these are a centre of social life. People congregate here after work and over weekends. Plaza del Sol is particularly vibrant. We spent some time here of the weekend and on a Monday. It gets REALLY busy! Nice to...More

Thank Ruand162
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Personally I don’t see a lot to attract me to Plaza del Sol however it is clearly popular. I would suggest it is most popular with those looking to save a little money and bring their own food and drink without having to pay for...More

1  Thank MarcoSeattle_WA
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Sit and relax. Non touristic spot and a great place if you want to get mixed up with the locals. Mostly crowded during the night.

Thank stratos m
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This is a small square in the Gracia are and there is essentially nothing here but a few restaurants around the square. There are better places in Gracia.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

First of all, I’ve only just read the reviews from residents- and I must admit I wouldn’t be too happy about living around the square. The above said, I’ve visited the place several times with my wife and children and although there is a bit...More

1  Thank neilfrombristol
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Not recommended. Some people sitting in the floor with no ambiance at all. Not my type of plan. Hippie style.

Thank AAppa
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Gracia is known for its many places. At our visit this placa was very quiet, and it is a not a favourite of ours.

Thank Gunnar G
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The Placa del Sol is close to the Passeig de Gracia but with less tourists. You have some nice shops in the quarter and find a lot of heartly people in good Mood. The place itself is not special but the People and the nice...More

Thank verenasc
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I visited this square hoping to simply relax. There were a bunch of people sitting on the floor, drinking out of glasses and cans!!! (which I understand it is forbidden in Barcelona). Others were sitting at tables int he middle of a square a local...More

2  Thank rolira2017
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Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to
be an independent town until late into the 19th
century. Though it’s just a short commute away from
the centre, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole
different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many
international artists to this area, resulting in a
wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy
boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the
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