Plaza Cervantes - Santiago, Santiago de Compostela
(3.8/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Nestled among winding granite streets, Plaza Cervantes - Santiago stands at the center of Santiago's ancient historic district. The historic plaza served as a town meeting place, judicial center, and marketplace before being christened Plaza Cervantes in the 19th century. A bust of the author stands tall atop the central fountain, overlooking the lively square. Today you'll find cafes with outdoor seating, a bookstore, an ice cream shop, and Santiago residents enjoying the day in the sun. The Camino de Santiago passes through this square, which makes it a great place to stop for a tapa and watch the pilgrims on their way into the city. Make Plaza Cervantes - Santiago a part of your Santiago de Compostela vacation plans using our Santiago de Compostela travel itinerary planner.
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  • A lively square that you find anywhere in Santiago. You can stay on a terrace to drink while watching passing pilgrims. Whenever I pass by there I buy lottery in the Administration that there are
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  • The square is the Cathedral. There are several bars around the corner where you can drink. Sometimes there is a fair of new and used books that are really worth
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  • Beautiful as all the historic centre of Santiago. A fountain in the middle and all surrounded by terraces
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