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Plaza del Mercadal. Heart of Reus

A walk around is short and bried. But take a seat at any bar or cafe, and admire the view and feel... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Ricardo Fabian L
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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
Really loved walking and sitting at the bars at Plaça Mercadal.

Great plaça to enjoy a Tupí cal vermouth From Reus and see the coming and going of th people... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Mari Carmen A
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The Mercadal square was formerly the market place . Here are some of the most iconic buildings in the city ( City Hall, Casa Navàs and the Gaudí Centre) and the main cultural and festive events such as the Festival of San Pedro , develop by the end...more
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

A walk around is short and bried. But take a seat at any bar or cafe, and admire the view and feel the atmosphere of the city and people from Reus and around the world.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ricardo Fabian L
Reviewed 3 May 2018

A large area in the centr of Reus with some interesting buildings. Not a remarkable space but I did visit on a dull day and it was fairly deserted. Gaudi museum is on one side - but it was shut!!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great plaça to enjoy a Tupí cal vermouth From Reus and see the coming and going of th people. Great tapas and wonderful buildings to admire.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mari Carmen A
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This is a big square with the Junta office on one side. There are several bars which are good for relaxing and people watching.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank robs533
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Sat with a glass of wine, mid evening, watching the families go by. Open space for kiddies to run. No traffic. Attractive buildings (particularly Casa Navas) What could be more pleasant? Nothing. We enjoyed our Reus break nightstop and would recommend it for a visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank audreyferndown
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

If you are coming in Tarragona or Salou or Cambrils, don't miss this gem. Altough he don't have beaches he has such a history to show you. Plenty of restaurants and coffe shops where you can try vermuth made in the city. Really original. And...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Wehea
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

When you are spending some days in Costa Daurada you are not expecting to face such a beautiful city as Reus. It is the city of the architect Antoni Gaudí, so It is giving some clues about that. And for sure the main square, which...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 769xavierv
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lots of lovely cafes bars in this area. We found the town really lovely and so much to see. We had a time limit and we had to get the bus back but would go back one day and maybe stay in the town because...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

If you really want to feel the nice atmosphere of the city you must come to this place. It is the meeting point of local people where they sit down and have drinks in the terraces. The "vermout" is the local drink which definitely you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MAMORCAM
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

On our visit to Reus we stopped a couple of times at bars around the square and enjoyed the ambiance and architecture of this square. Typically Spanish it has all the charm you would expect from a historic town like Reus, well worth the time...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 307cliver
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