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Plaza de la Merced

29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 951 92 60 60
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“nice square” (25 reviews)
“tapas” (48 reviews)
29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 951 92 60 60
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Picasso's birth building and and museum is right there. About 15 minutes by taxi from the central railway station.

Thank Herbert L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great place to sit and watch the world go by. Cafe Bruselas is the best place to sit and the prices are very reasonable .

Thank Juni1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice plaza in the central part of old Malaga features a bronze statue of a seated Picasso within easy view of the house (apartment) where Picasso spent his first ten years of life. Many restaurants, shops, and small hotels and hostels in the area...More

Thank birdlivesFortWorth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed nearby and this place always had something going on and had a nice vibe. It particularly comes to life in the evenings. One side is lined with reasonably priced bars and restaurants catering for just about every taste. Lots of tv screens showing...More

Thank Hullers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to stay. Restaurants not the best. Good bars. Good place for breakfast. Too many tourists. No parking.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Near Mercado de la Merced you will find this square and a bronze statue of Picasso sitting on a bench. There are a number of bars and tapas restaurants that are great and cheap eateries with a lot of atmosphere. Do not miss it.

Thank malufa369
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to go to Plaza Merced when in Málaga. Picasso used to live in one of the houses with green windows. About ten years ago, the young "Malagueños" (that is what the Spanish call the people from Málaga) had "botellón" here on the week...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Grabbed a coffee coming through and relaxed here for a while. From what I understand the monument is in remembrance of those u had died in the name of Spanish freedom..but don't take my word for it as my Spanish is terrible.

Thank Ianbrut
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Big space, with not too much to look at. It's also used for concerts and misc. activities. In one end you can enjoy afternoon sun enjoying a glas cava or some lovely tapas - not pricy. I've been here many times.

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Almost everyone who comes to this square has their photo taken with Picasso.....his statue of course!! There is a nice bronze statue of the famous painter sitting on a park bench. There is also an impressive memorial in the center of the square dedicated to...More

Thank GKP46
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24 July 2016|
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Response from Otuama | Reviewed this property |
Yes - try Restaurante Vegetariano Cañadú, Plaza de la Merced, 21 Málaga - (+34) 952 60 27 19. Very good reviews. It's on the opposite side of the Plaza to Picasso's house. Enjoy.