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Plaza de la Merced, Malaga

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
As one of the best squares to visit in the city, Plaza de la Merced is a relaxed yet exciting spot, chock-full of activities. Visit Picasso’s birthplace and find the statue of him sitting on a park bench. Hire a bike to explore the area or take a guided tour. Browse through the shops that offer books, clothes, jewelry, food, desserts, and much more. Watch the kids playing and people walking their dogs. A wide array of restaurants and cafes offer everything from fine dining to quick snacks. Put Plaza de la Merced into our Malaga vacation builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Visited the Plaza as part of an organised walking tour. Lots of traditional tapas bars and a real buzz around the Plaza definitely worth a visit. 
  • Nice square with all kinds of bars, Bank and nearby apartment which makes it part of the transit city
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  • Recommend to visit this place especially in the evening, offering a variety of locals and tourists in addition to behind this square you can find the La Merced market where eat indoors in banks similar to Street Food. Very nice
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  • another attractive square in Malaga. Usual choice of bars & restaurants. Worth a visit
  • Very, very, very touristy place. Go there and snap a selfie with Picasso, if you're into that kind of thing. If you choose to sit in one of the cafés surrounding the Plaza, prepare to be pay for the location.
  • Lovely city center spot. Close to bars, restaurants and clubs. Definitely a nice option to stay around for holidays.
  • Visited in April 2016. The statue of Picasso is awesome and the atmosphere is enjoyable as well.
  • Relaxing place to sit and take in the atmosphere
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