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Plaza del Castillo

Plaza del Castillo, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
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Plaza del Castillo, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
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"people watching"
in 16 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 11 reviews
"watch the world"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 6 reviews
"meeting place"
in 4 reviews
"focal point"
in 3 reviews
"cafe iruna"
in 5 reviews
"ernest hemingway"
in 5 reviews
"surrounding streets"
in 2 reviews
"important places"
in 2 reviews
"social life"
in 2 reviews
"the main square"
in 2 reviews
"old town"
in 8 reviews
"san fermin festival"
in 7 reviews
"a special place"
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"starting point"
in 2 reviews
"bull ring"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whatever land we went down we ended back in this. If square. We found the best bars down the lanes off the square, but worth a wander around.

Thank Tricia B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit to Pamplona in July coincided with the San Fermin “Running with the Bulls” festival, a truly insane pastime if you intend to take-part but fascinating to watch. As we arrived in the main square which was well over 34 degrees Celsius the mass...More

Thank Brian D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This square is the hub of Saturday night social life in Pamplona. After 9pm a buzz develops around all the bars and restaurants which circle the square. Only downside for me was the Spanish smoking tradition which is still strongly in force.

Thank Nick H
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

It was very very very crowded during the bull festival(which no rooms available at the period) If you are ready to visit the bull festival: - booked a hotel or hostel or Airbnb ( if the hotels are all full, all the locals are traveling...More

Thank YICHUN C
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Handsome buildings line the square with restaurants at ground level. Possibly as attractive as the one at Salamanca but not so intimate. Today the only punters we saw were 2 elderly Americans attempting to order from a disinterested waitress. Not our sort of place. More...More

Thank Sandra L
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

The biggest Square in the old part of the city. From there you can go to the different streets surrounding it, plenty of bars and with a nice atmosphere

Thank Roger M
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Love this place! Surrounded by lots of bars, cafes, ice cream palours and plenty of seating. We passed through one evening to find Jazz music playing and lots of dancing, a lovely vibrate place.

Thank matilda514
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

More a place to linger, to be seen, to watch, to stroll and enjoy events and festivities. It is surrounded on all sides by cafes, bars and restaurants and has a small "band stand" as its centrepiece. On May Day, when I was there, some...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Full, complex, energetic... music, performers, bars and restaurants ..... what a place to expend a sunny day

Thank Alex F
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I guess you cant avoid seeing this plaza IF you walk/bike around Pamplona. We found youngsters dancing, some others skating and a whole lot just relaxing

Thank Multis
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