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Wonderful little square

I love this little square. Right now with renovations going on to the main entrance access to the... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Very small but important plaza

With a fountain and the entrance to the cathedral. The building opposite the church with the red... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Plaza de Platerias, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The place are nice for relaxing, this place have a couple of restaurants and can drink and eat. Also,good for take a pictures

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alza007
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I love this little square. Right now with renovations going on to the main entrance access to the cathedral is through thie entrance off this square. Wondeful place to sit and watch the world go past.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ericon991
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Fuente de Los Caballos on Plaza de Platerias is a small fountain with horses statue in front of the steps that lead to the Cathedral. Many visitors identify this place as their assembly point. There are cafes along the side streets of this plaza. Highly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This fountain lies at the foot of the (steep) steps leading up to the Cathedral, and is a good place to arrange to meet friends, as it is a focal point in the city.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lornabookworm
Reviewed 18 April 2018

With a fountain and the entrance to the cathedral. The building opposite the church with the red door is actually a facade...not a real building!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Smaller than the others, this plaza is lively and opens on small streets and one large avenue with cafes and bars along the sidewalks.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a beautiful little plaza, though it was very busy as the cathedral renovations moved the arrival of pilgrims and tourists into its limited space. There was no real seating here, though one could rest on the steps of adjoining buildings. The queues were...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Good meeting place with stores,food market, restaurants and a lot of happy people walking around. You should not miss it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cgpabon01
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Waking through the old city, we came across the fountain in a small square which leads to the Cathedral. The Cathedral is undergoing renovations obscuring the main entrance. The fountain acts as a focal point to meet up as well as an entrance point to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank court2569
Reviewed 27 August 2017

It is a an average town fountain, but the importance resides in the fact that long time ago was the water spot for the horses rode by the peregrinos.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Salvador H
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