Plaza de Guipuzkoa, San Sebastian - Donostia

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Take in the culture of San Sebastian at Plaza de Guipuzkoa, a square in the city center complete with trees, flowers, fountains, and ponds inhabited by ducks and swans. Sit on one of the many benches and listen to the local Basque language being spoken around you. Lining the square is the headquarters for the regional council of Guipuzkoa, housed in an impressive neoclassical building. Wander down one of the narrow side streets to shop or to find a traditional tapas bar where you can dine. See Plaza de Guipuzkoa and all San Sebastian - Donostia has to offer by arranging your trip with our San Sebastian - Donostia itinerary builder.
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  • One of the nicest places on my walk around old town was Gipuzkoa Plaza with its tranquil gardens and landscaping and the majestic Provincial Government building facing Gipuzkoa Plaza. This is a lovely...  more »
  • We approached the plaza down steps leading from San Nikolas Kalea. reaching ground level we had the Hotel Palacete on our left and in front the road linking Santiago Konpostela Kalea & Harategi Kalea ...  more »
  • If you are in San Sebastian take a while and walk round this Plaza it is really very beautiful and the area is a big plus.  more »
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  • Neat little plaza. They had a nativity scene up when we visited, and it also has this cool little time zone stone.
  • Really charming plaza with good restaurants and the best cake shop in town.
  • Nice square. buses for Hondarribia leave here
  • Just lovely, shame there isn't more seating.
  • Amazing expirence to visite this place

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Most visitors are drawn to the expansive La Concha urban beach. Its hotels, restaurants, and bars are more spread out, and the area tends to be quieter than other parts of the city. The area just south of the beach heading inland is the Romantic District, where you'll find some of the city's most beautiful architecture and the main shopping area. For a first-hand experience of the city's acclaimed gastronomy and
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