Plaza de la Villa, Madrid

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Plaza de la Villa is a picturesque square in the historic center of Madrid, surrounded by artistic and historical landmarks. To the east is the 14th-century House and Tower Lujanes, and to the south you'll find Cisnero’s House, a 16th-century palace. On the west side is the Casa de la Villa, a 17th-century building and a headquarters of the Madrid city council. Seek out the monument to Don Alvaro de Bazan, a bronze statue sculpted by the famous Mariano Benlliure. Take a look at our Madrid itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Plaza de la Villa and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 18, 2017
    The place is well located and easy to reach. He is not very quiet as other places in Madrid is so great and offers a beautiful atmosphere. This place definitely is worth a visit!
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  • August 17, 2017
    Really not attractive any in particular, will be found because came from the Royal Palace and Plaza Mayor, really not the location to visit, all that remains between the Cathedral and the Plaza Mayor.
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  • August 15, 2017
    This small square has wonderful architecture. It is very old and it is much different from other squares in Madrid. This is very quiet plaza where you can enjoy good coffee and recharge your energy.  more »
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  • Cute little place. There is no bench at all so you can't sit and relax here. Worth just a quick stop to take a picture a continue walking...
  • A beautiful little square that is very picturesque. The architecture is nice as is the little garden. It is also much quieter than the more well known squares making it a nice stop on your travels.
  • Small plaza near the Palacio Real and the Cathedral. Nothing really special unless there is some historical significance to it.
  • Definitely worth taking a picture if you walking around.
  • One of the oldest neighborhoods in the Madrid but nothing super special. If you are planning a nice little sightseeing trip and you have time you should check this place also. :)

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