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Plaza mayor de Chinchon

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Address: 28370 Chinchon, Spain
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Εξαιρετική αποτύπωση παραδοσιακού ισπανικκου χωριού

Wonderful place, feeling truly what it is to be in a traditional Spanish village... the place is wonderful and can't be described by a photo.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place, feeling truly what it is to be in a traditional Spanish village... the place is wonderful and can't be described by a photo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here twice nice town with the plaza mayor the focal point of the town around the square is Resturants, gift shops, in the summer months they have bull fighting here

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this visit was actually a few years back, but have never got around to finishing it off.... ... anyway, Chinchon is one of those little gems one may not find in the tourist voucher... the AVE does not stop here and really... either drive there or take a coach from Madrid. The little town is gorgeous and it almost feels... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Plaza is surrounded by four story wooden framed buildings containing all manner of shops and restaurants. Eating on one of the upper balconies at night is a joy. The Plaza is round and used as a bull ring and religious festivals.

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Kingston, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Chinchon is a very cool small town about 35 minutes from Madrid by bus an the plaza is their centerpiece. It was the place were the bullfight scene of Around the World in 80 Days was filmed and nothing seems to have changed since. There are a bunch of restaurants that have tables outside in the plaza so you can... More 

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Plumpton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a magical Plaza. Rather a ramshackle assemblage of ancient buildings forming a rough ovoid around a circular area used for fairs, markets, festivals, executions, and the ritualistic torment and murder of young cattle. I will not tolerate the defense of this as being time - honoured and part of the town's patrimony. The auto de fe, witch hunting... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We came here for an evening meal, and had the opportunity to walk around the town first. Very attractive back streets, small shops, and the Plaza Mayor set out for a bullfight which was to take place the next day. Useful tourist office. Old castle ruins not really accessible.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

a town square so full of character and colour. We spent a sunny day wandering around the small town...visiting various shops and cafe's. Grand for people watching from one of the many balconies. The square really comes into its own at night with delightful bars and restaurants to choose from. We will certainly return here another year. You must buy... More 

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Pennington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

When we visited it was converted to a bull ring (running of the bulls was planned for the next Sunday). Place felt as the time have stopped hundreds of years ago. Nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Like stepping back in time 200 tears ago. Full of history and character. Definitely worth veering from the usual tourist route

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