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Plaza de la Merced

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Address: 29012 Malaga, Spain
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USD 94.92*
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Private Malaga City Sightseeing Tour with Tapas
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Half-Day Private City Tour of Málaga
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Málaga Picasso Museum Guided Tour For Small Groups

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Ode to Patriots

Well appointed park with an impressive monument with endless options of tapas restaurants on the outskirts

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well appointed park with an impressive monument with endless options of tapas restaurants on the outskirts

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Plaza de la Merced has an obelisk in its center to commemorate General Torrijos, who fought for liberty against the monarchy. At one corner one can find the Casa Natal de Picasso, where Picasso was born. In front of it is a statue of Picasso sitting on a bench, which is a favorite spot for tourists to take photos.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice square, very child friendly, lots of terraces and always one in the sun. Lots of urban alternative young people are using the square as a meeting point. Nice tapas bars with some outstanding tapas.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The plaza lies more or less on the border of the old town and the new town. It's restaurants are a bit touristic but it's one of the few places where you can sit and have a lunch in sunshine even in the middle of winter. When it comes to food there are even better places to have lunch in... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

... for local families on a winter morning stroll. Lots of cafes and bars around the square, this is a place to sit and talk to friends and family.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's one of the places that you will see it on your way and intresting to go around the place but not that exiting

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely sunlit square to enjoy a tapas and a drink, or simply sit and watch the world go by! Plenty of choice of small bars and restaurants to suit every taste around the edge of the square.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are many nice places to sit and drink. It's beautiful and fun. During Christmas there is a stage where there are concerts. Beautiful fountain in the middle.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This square is perfect for hanging out: restaurants and tapas bars. The Picasso foundation is also here and the museum is off the square. The bus stop is here too including the hop on hop off tour bus

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of places to eat, have coffee or a drink around the square. There is an open air Market in the centre of the square each Sunday. Quite a good market with different and interesting stalls. There are always lots of people about. All the Spaniards seem to have dogs and take them into the square for their walk; lovely... More 

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