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Saw this on Google Maps so had to see it

Looking on Google maps we thought the coloured masonry was colours stone but its not its... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
Felixstowe, United Kingdom

Knowing nothing about this town we stopped en-route for coffee and found the Plaza Alta...it was... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Bath, United Kingdom
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21 Nov 2018
“Saw this on Google Maps so had to see it”
9 Nov 2018
Plaza Alta 5, 06001 Badajoz, Spain
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

Looking on Google maps we thought the coloured masonry was colours stone but its not its painted. Nice compact square surrounded by arches .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Knowing nothing about this town we stopped en-route for coffee and found the Plaza Alta...it was deserted in August....and had a very odd feel to it! The architecture was certainly different and overall worth a look! We found a cafe and stopped for drinks before...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We were fortunate the sun was shining. There is a little cafe which was open and we had a drink whilst admiring the square. Worth a visit and walking the walls around it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnbarrett07
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This an unusual and interesting square. But it is empty, literally, except for a restaurant that comes to life at lunchtime and the evening. Just a few metres away is the Tourist Information Centre. Apart from an excellent man there who knows a lt there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maureen T
Reviewed 12 August 2018

All buildings in the plaza have been restored. Several restaurants and souvenir shops to choose from.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Harvey38
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We sat enjoying a glass of wine I a very pleasant bar. All of a sudden the music and light show started. A special evening was made even better. A must.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Eat_Drink_Sleep_EDS
Reviewed 10 April 2018

i did a walking tour with a guide from Elvas. guia Jose Albino Ribeiro. very good. the walking tour of the city is great.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank paulus70
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This used to be the main square of Badajoz, it's been restored and modernized to end up like this test tube experiment gone wrong. The restored parts look so new they seem almost fake. The modern buildings (incorporating old-style leftovers) are al excessive and in...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank HJteK
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This plaza was easy to find, even without a map (during tourist season), we just followed the trickle of people and whisper of music. We arrived near dusk and it was truly enjoyable. Cafes are available for a treat or something to eat, there was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Sharonisawesome
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited during some Arabian Festival and the square was filled with incense and oils and leather boots and other objects you might relate to the Arabian Nights and that most hippies use. The buildings that in fact surround the square are extremely pretty.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Antoniodiaspaiva
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