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Plaza de Santa Ana, Madrid

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Plaza de Santa Ana dates to the early 19th century, although its completion didn’t happen until some seven decades later. Here you’ll find monuments to two of Spain’s great writers, Pedro Calderón de la Barca and Federico García Lorca, as well as many cafes and tapas bars. Take a look toward the east for a view of the Teatro Español, the oldest theatre in Madrid. The plaza itself serves as a popular meeting point, and is excellent for people watching. Work out when and for how long to visit Plaza de Santa Ana and other Madrid attractions using our handy Madrid tour itinerary builder.
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  • This square is centrally located, lying in the heart of Madrid. Whilst it’s not a must-see, it is a pleasant, attractive space and it’s not heaving with crowds and tourists like Plaza Mayor and...  more »
  • This is a nice square in the heart of Madrid, close to the Ateneo, the Royal Academy of History, and of course Teatro Nacional. There are many restaurants and terraces just to relax. This square was....  more »

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