Main Square

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.

Landmarks in the Area

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The Casa de la Panadería is a municipal and cultural building on the north side of the in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 4.0.

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The Market of San Miguel is a covered market located in , . is situated 140 meters west of Main Square. Photo: jafsegal, CC BY 2.0.

Sobrino de Botín, founded in 1725, is the oldest restaurant in the world in continuous operation, according to the Guinness Book of Records. is situated 150 meters south of Main Square. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Chocolatería San Ginés is a café at Pasadizo de San Ginés, 5, in central , in a passageway close to , west of the Puerta del Sol. is situated 160 meters north of Main Square. Photo: Ash Chuan, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

El Madrid de los Austrias 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 is a historic neighborhood in the Centro district of downtown , . Photo:, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Lavapiés is a historic neighbourhood in the city of , . Photo: Garygillmore, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Chueca is a area of central Madrid, named after its main square, Plaza de Chueca. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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