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“Lovely shopfronts but not a nice area”
Review of Plaza de Canalejas

Plaza de Canalejas
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I would come here to visit the beautiful La Violeta which is a 100 year old sweetshop specialising in violet flavour confectionery. It has a lovely original wooden shopfront and there are other picturesque premises like this here. The problem is the area is very busy with traffic and building works plus you can see prostitutes in the streets around here and the businesses are set up to cater for tourists mostly so are not great.

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a small circular plaza along Carrera de San Jeronimo, a couple hundred meters east of Puerta Del Sol. Named after politician and orator, José Canalejas who was assassinated here in 1912.

This is a small public space surrounded by buildings, including the eclectic Casa de Allende and Meneses buildings which are appealing to the eye and quite interesting to see for those who enjoy architecture.

Plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars in the area for those who fancy a break from sightseeing. It is worth taking a look at the interesting buildings if you passing through Plaza de Canalejas during visits to Madrid.

Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

The Plaza de Canalejas has many buildings that have notable architecture and gives Madrid its particular flavor. It is a place one can visit and study its architecture and admire its buildings.

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Reviewed 12 February 2015

Central square in the heart of Madrid just a few hundred meters from the nearest subway station ''Puerta del Sol''. Plaza de Canalejas is a busy place where admire beautiful and elegant art deco buildings, nice to walk around here during the day and during the evening with charming and atmospheric city lights.
 
 

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Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

what a virgeius medium sized plaza. surrounded by beautiful architectural edifices. i passed along this place quite a few times heading back towards my hotel next to puerta del sol from the incredibly livwly huertas/ plaza de santa ana area. beautiful dueibg the day even more so at night.

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