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“lovely square”(2 reviews)
“wide variety”(2 reviews)
“focal point”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Praza Maior n 8-12 | Centro de la Ciudad, 27001 Lugo, Spain
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

You can say that the Plaza Mayor is the centre of life in the city of Lugo, located in the medieval space where the market was held during the sixteenth century; later on, new buildings were built and expanded the plaza. The most important building...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 20 October 2018

I was fortunate to be able to work in Lugo albeit a short 6 months. Plaza Mayor was beautiful when the sun was shining and the quaint cafes and restaurants in the area made it even more special. Loved the gas burners that were used...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank vizshaun
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This was a beautiful sunny autumn day in Lugo, so maybe we saw the main square at its best, but this is a lovely open space in the centre of the old city inside the Roman walls. It has plenty of seating, a vivid red...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Walking through the old city, it is very difficult not to come across the Plaza Mayor. This seems to be a focal point with well kept borders, restaurants and plenty of people milling around in the evening sunshine.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We stopped for breakfast which overlooked this lovely square with its beautiful trees and planting; lots of locals sitting around passing the time on a sunny Sunday morning. Very close to the wonderful walls and churches.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped on Lugo and had lunch in a cafe in Plaza Mayor. It's at the heart of the walled old city and was very pleasing the early September sunshine. There are several cafes in the Plaza and numerous others in side streets. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tomwO6177GV
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Plaza Mayor is a substantial square and is landscaped to create interest and ambiance. a bandstand is located centrally, while a collection of mature trees are placed strategically around it, accompanied by empathetic planting and landscaping. Not overdone, the effect is to create great atmosphere...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gregwatt
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a busy but relaxing park, very well cared for. Two of the seats were mended whilst there and there was no litter to be seen anywhere. Lots of trees to offer shade on a hot day. Restaurants here were poor for food but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John W
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I found the plaza to be full of locals as well as tourists. The Cafes felt authentic as local people enjoyed coffee and pastries. The plaza is beautiful, and while not as flashy as some of the larger towns, still a place worth visiting to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Nice old structure within the walls but the plaza is always with people standing by for some rest or at the cafe for some drinks and meeting friends. It has some greens around to give shades and coolness and benches for the citizens.

Date of experience: June 2016
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