Plaza Mayor of Madrid

The Plaza Mayor is a major public space in the heart of , the capital of . It was once the centre of Old Madrid. It was first built during the reign of Philip III.
Photo: Sebatan, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a municipal and cultural building on the north side of the Plaza Mayor in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 4.0.

or simply El Real, as it is known colloquially, is a major opera house located in . is situated 410 metres northwest of Plaza Mayor of Madrid. Photo: Kadellar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a Spanish restaurant in Madrid, founded in 1725, that is the oldest restaurant in the world in continuous operation. is situated 150 metres south of Plaza Mayor of Madrid. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The is a covered market located in , . is situated 140 metres west of Plaza Mayor of Madrid. Photo: jafsegal, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is 's capital and largest city, with over 3.2 million residents within the city limits and 6.8 million people live in the autonomous region. Photo: Antoniosancho, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a name used for the old centre of , built during the reign of the Habsburg Dynasty, known in Spain as Casa de Austria. Photo: Antonio Tajuelo, CC BY 2.0.

La Latina and Austrias are neighbourhoods in central . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Plaza Mayor of Madrid

40.4154° or 40° 24' 55.4" north
-3.7074° or 3° 42' 26.5" west
Open Location Code
661 metres (2,169 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 4263036
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: بلاثا مايور
  • Arabic: بلازا مايور
  • Armenian: Պլասա Մայոր
  • Basque: Madrileko plaza nagusia
  • Basque: Madrilgo Plaza Nagusia
  • Basque: Plaza Nagusia
  • Belarusian: Пласа-Маёр
  • Catalan: Plaça Major
  • Catalan: Plaça Major de Madrid
  • Catalan: Plaça Mayor de Madrid
  • Chinese: 主广场
  • Chinese: 主廣場
  • Chinese: 大廣場
  • Chinese: 马约尔广场
  • Czech: Plaza Mayor
  • Dutch: Plaza Mayor
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بلازا مايور
  • English: Main Square
  • English: Plaza Mayor, Madrid
  • English: Plaza Mayor
  • Esperanto: Plaza Mayor
  • Finnish: Plaza Mayor
  • French: Place Majeure
  • French: Plaza Mayor de Madrid
  • Gallegan: Plaza Mayor de Madrid
  • German: Hauptplatz
  • German: Plaza Major
  • German: Plaza Mayor
  • German: Plaza Mayor de Madrid
  • Greek: Πλάθα Μαγιόρ
  • Hebrew: פלאסה מאיור
  • Hebrew: פלאסה מיור
  • Hungarian: Plaza Mayor
  • Italian: Plaza Mayor di Madrid
  • Italian: plaza Mayor
  • Japanese: マヨール広場
  • Korean: 마요르 광장
  • Latin: Forum maius Matritense
  • Latin: Platea Maior Matritensis
  • Lithuanian: Plaza Mayor
  • Polish: Plaza Mayor
  • Portuguese: Plaza Mayor
  • Portuguese: Praça Maior
  • Russian: Пласа-Майор
  • Russian: Пласа Майор
  • Russian: Площадь Пласа-Майор
  • Slovenian: Plaza Mayor, Madrid
  • Slovenian: Plaza Mayor
  • Spanish: Plaza Mayor
  • Spanish: Plaza Mayor de Madrid
  • Swedish: Plaza Mayor
  • Swedish: Plaza Mayor de Madrid
  • Turkish: Plaza Mayor, Madrid
  • Ukrainian: Пласа Майор (Мадрид)
  • Wu Chinese: 马德里大广场
  • Yue Chinese: 大廣場

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