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Plaza Porticada

Plaza de Velarde, 39001 Santander, Spain
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classic city square

When we visited, the square was hosting a special temporary exhibition on the titanic - very... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
mabinho
,
Seville, Spain
A normal town square

Nothing extraordinary about this place, at least for tourists. Probably very important for the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Salvador H
,
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good51%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
15 Dec 2017
“classic city square”
18 Aug 2017
“Mercado Artesanal”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Plaza de Velarde, 39001 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

When we visited, the square was hosting a special temporary exhibition on the titanic - very interesting. Worth visiting both the square and the exhibition!

Thank mabinho
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Nothing extraordinary about this place, at least for tourists. Probably very important for the locals since they do fairs,food courts, etc.

Thank Salvador H
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

There was a Mercado Artesanía when I was there, pretty nice stuff they sold. It also looks like a nice place to have a coffee.

Thank Marilenium
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We were here on the 23rd of July and they were celebrating "Semana Grande - Santander", with parades, food courts, and music late last night. WOW - what a neat place to be! Very cosmopolitan looking city, clean - old yet modern facilities. Great place...More

2  Thank Jon M
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Sqaure that was built in Santander after the huge fire of 1941 destroyed much of the historic city. Nowadays of the central place of the city, with some bars and restaurants around it.

1  Thank KrisD_pl
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

Sat at the cafes here watching the world go by. Service was great and the drink was even better- 3 Euros for a beer and a glass of wine!

Thank 36lesleyd
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

We found it good to sit there and people watch in the afternoon sheltered and lots going on, Take in a small partitive.

Thank Murray F
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

This square a great place to relax over a coffee watching the world go by. The buildings are mafestic.

Thank Emilyjcr
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Reviewed 12 March 2015

Magnificent plaza which many use as a meeting point due to its size and prominence. There are café seating areas at one end where you can relax, look at your souvenir purchases and watch the world go by. Some of the cafe's are actually towards...More

Thank Drake1540
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

The square across the Cathedral is called the Plaza Porticada and it has several government buildings. It is also called the Plaza de Velarde. At the entrance there is the Monument to Pedro Velarde. Pedro Velarde (October 25, 1779 – May 2, 1808) was born...More

2  Thank BennyMalaga
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