Plaza Mayor, Salamanca

4.8
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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  • The plaza mayor is the central plaza in Salamanca. The square is historically significant and the architecture is amazing. But, the most stunning visual of the square is at night after sunset, when.....  more »
  • Many cities have an Old Town and a Plaza Major but Salamanca's is the prettiest. It is busy day and night and it looks spectacular when lit up at night. All the buildings appear to be fully...  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.

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