Plaza Espana, Mar del Plata

3.9
#8 of 24 in Parks in Mar del Plata
Smell the salty sea breeze as you stroll through Plaza Espana. This popular city square is right on the seafront and chalked full of things to do and see. Within the square, you'll find art installations and exercise equipment. Popular with families and safe to visit at night, the square offers easy access to many restaurants and a natural sciences museum. Before you head to Mar del Plata, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Mar del Plata tour planner, to make sure you see all that Mar del Plata has to offer, including Plaza Espana.
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  • June 21, 2017
    A very well designed square with the monument to Don Quixote, and a work of Minukin as an additional attraction,... but with too many people who bother (roller, skate, etc.)
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  • May 10, 2017
    Pleasant and well situated, very cute I recommend the visit, very nice pair a long pause.
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  • May 1, 2017
    Beautiful square facing the sea, with benches and manicured trails, special place for some mates and a good book
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To accommodate the masses of tourists who take a Mar del Plata vacation every summer, the city offers more than 500 hotels. Most of these cluster around the shorefront close to the city center, which boasts most higher-end options. Look a few blocks inland for less expensive alternatives. Prices vary dramatically according to the time of year, with hefty discounts available during low season and on weekdays. Reserve your accommodations in advance to beat the crowds and avoid paying a last-minute premium.
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