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Plaza Espana

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Address: Avenida Independencia y Calle Coso, Zaragoza, Spain

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Central spot

Once you have been in the city for a couple of days you find yourself recognising the main streets and plazas

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2016
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Plaza Espana is the heart of Zaragoza. Locals gather here to meet for coffee, have a chat, enjoy people watching.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We got lost here , as the car route takes you close by and we had to loop around past all the lights. I am sure that this is a hot spot for fun when the city is in full swing, but for us, another landmark, not more.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Once you have been in the city for a couple of days you find yourself recognising the main streets and plazas

Thank Paolina436
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

If you walk by for another reason, observe, enjoy, and have a drink. But don't go out of your way to visit.

Thank Charles P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Plaza Espana is one of my favourite places and that is possibly because it is where I frequently meet my daughter who now lives in Zaragoza. Visit in October during the Pillar Celebrations and the lady at the front of the fountain looking up Independencia will invariably be wearing the traditional peasant scarf worn by everyone during the event. Go... More 

Thank Alan H
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

The old centre of the city is remarcable for its Gothic architectural style, especially in 2major religious structures: La Seo and basilica El Pilar. They say some of the frescoes on the cupolas inside the basilica are the work of Goya which it worth a visit!

Thank S1m8ne
W Midlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Catch a tram here to all points or walk down the broad street to Plaza Aragon and beyond. Really helpful Tourist Information in one corner and several reliable cafes. When we visited the square was filling up with barriers for a forthcoming festival for the festival of el Pilar.

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SF, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

We did not spend much time here but it does seem to serve as a central meeting place with shopping and dinning options.

Thank seafare74
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

You will see/vist this square on your trips around zaragoza. it is not the prettiest by any means, but there are lots of shops, bars etc. worth a visit but not a priority.

Thank joan t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

This is the traditional center of the city. It is the beginning of "Paseo Independencia" and ends in "Plaza Aragon". This is a nice place with beautiful building around and a lot of commerce nearby (same applies for bars and restaurants).

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