Plaza mayor de Chinchon, Chinchon

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With galleried houses from the 15th to 17th centuries along its perimeter and the 16th-century church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción looming overhead, Plaza mayor de Chinchon gives the town an atmospheric heart. Head into the church to see a work by Goya depicting the Assumption of the Virgin. Afterward, sit at one of the surrounding cafes or dine at one of the second-floor restaurants overlooking the plaza from the balconies. Occasional festivals and bullfights take place in the plaza, so check for special events during your visit. A visit to Plaza mayor de Chinchon represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Chinchon travel route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • It is without doubt one of the most unique town squares of Spain with green balconies, irregular shape but which houses even bulls nowadays and the Castle and the Church serving as lookouts to either side. All are restaurants and terraces, and there are a number of business, but I love
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  • This place seems straight out of a medieval tale, at any corner waits see dresses of the time. You need to try the breasts of novice and friar, exquisite pieces of bread balls prepared by hand.
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  • Worth visiting plaza de Chinchón, by its uniqueness, beautiful and well preserved and where they evoke times of the 7th century.
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  • Refreshing to the senses!
  • I love it! It is a nice site where you can find plenty of bars and restaurants for a drink after a ride.
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  • Place of visit, both for its history and the beauty of the area. During many periods a year they organize cultural events and leisure, medieval festivals and markets for all kinds of public. The plaza restaurants have an extraordinary meal, mostly with a unique treatment, that Yes, much in demand and depending on in that days can cost much eating without reservation, the price of food can be somewhat high, but by its quality deserves the penalty.
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  • A lovely square full of life. At least the day we went, there were rides donkey and a tourist train, which began and ended in this square and showed you the monumental part of the village.
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