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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely area to sit, relax and take a break. Its a big plaza with plenty of seating and plenty of cafes. Lots of people queuing to take their picture with Picasso statue.

Thank super_tripod
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning plaza to see when in Malaga. The history and action all day and night long. Makes this a place to definitely see

Thank twmtl2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant open space close to the oldest and prettiest part of the city. One side is completely taken up with bars of all kinds and - something for everyone. Especially lively in the evening, but just as good for breakfast and lunch.

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere in what was once Picasso’s front square. Lots of movement and buzzing with the sound of vibrant chatter. Mainly a young crowd 25-35. Very safe. Bars more so than restaurants.

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely quiet square with lots of trees and a few sitting areas to relax in the square where Picasso’s house sits,There are several restaurants to enjoy a drink or tapas and relax!during evening hours, entertainers perform and then ask for a tip!

Thank Tranquillo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice square, with lots of trees and statue of Picasso sit on a bench. Many restaurants around, full of life. A good place to feel Malaga.

Thank Doru C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The plaza was close to our BnB and we dined there several times and did takeout as well. There are probably 10 small restaurants including a very good vegetarian one. There was even a Starbucks...and the Picasso house and the end of the plaza. Good...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We passed through this beautiful plaza as we were heading to The Celtic Druid Pub and had a great time here. A fantastic square with lots of trees surrounding the plaza and a huge obelisk in the centre of the plaza that looks amazing,very photogenic...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This is a really old square in Málaga with a unique statue. It is surrounded by beautiful trees that were in bloom with little purple flowers. It is a nice quiet place to sit and meditate or reflect! Pablo Picasso supposedly took his first steps...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Really nice square with a few restaurants (probably not the best ones but nice place to sit). Peaceful place to wander and sit apart from the parakeets! We stumbled on a fabulous crafts market with beautiful handmade jewellery, pictures and other things. We planned to...More

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Response from Otuama | Reviewed this property |
Yes - try Restaurante Vegetariano Cañadú, Plaza de la Merced, 21 Málaga - (+34) 952 60 27 19. Very good reviews. It's on the opposite side of the Plaza to Picasso's house. Enjoy.
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