Plaza Mayor, Salamanca

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Admire beautiful Baroque architecture in the heart of the city at Plaza Mayor. Constructed in the mid-18th century, the plaza boasts traditional Spanish decoration of equilateral arches supporting three top levels and is home to the city’s town hall and steeple. Have a round of tapas and wine at one of the famous bars that line the area or simply take a stroll through the connecting streets exploring the plaza’s six main entrances. Plan your Plaza Mayor visit and explore what else you can see and do in Salamanca using our Salamanca trip planner .
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  • Must-see place for those in Salamanca. The night the square is even more beautiful with the lighting of the place.
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  • Plaza Mayor is a gathering place for everyone who wanst to take a stroll and drink coffee or simply eat tapas. All the shops around offer a variety of choices from food to clothes and souvenirs. It wa...  more »
  • This magnificent Plaza is a large open space carved out in the centre of the old part of the city. Along its perimeter are shops, cafes, bars and restaurants with outside terraces for eating and drink...  more »
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  • The living room of this magic city center. Be there and go with the flow. It cannot be better. Definitely one of the most magnificent squares, only rivaled by the great Italian examples. Pure pleasure.
  • Loved it. A nice easy walk with parking nearby, lots of places to eat and different food to choose from. We had a nice coffee in the morning, walked to the river and back again for lunch at the plaza. Perfect.
  • Great architecture and ornate details. Modern shops behind old facades. Lots of eating places from tapas to ice cream. Go exploring to find the frog and astronaut
  • A beautiful square to meet people. There are some great restaurants around here too. Make sure to see the square at night when it lights up and there is sometimes entertainment!
  • What a lively place. Had lunch there three times at different places. All very good. Prices very reasonable. We were also there at night for ice cream. Great place to eat and relax.
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