Plaza Espana, Mendoza

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Garden · Historic Walking Area
Framed by lush vegetation, Plaza Espana features tiled benches, a central space with a fountain, and a large monument in the back, which stands as a testament to the founding of the city. The most distinctive feature of the square are the mosaics made of painted tiles, which cover the benches, the fountain floor, flowerpots, and the base of the monument. The tiled friezes depict scenes from the discovery of America and the work of the missionaries. Two powerful female figures of travertine marble represent Spain and Argentina. High school kids often use the square as a skating ground. To plan Mendoza vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • This plaza co sister of many beautiful tiles. At one end of the plaza there are tiles, telling the history of this area. The plaza is clean and safe, Not to be missed  more »
  • This square is four blocks from Independence Square. There is a nod to Spain who contributed the funds toward this square. You’ll see 19th century decoration with Spanish influences. A big fountain...  more »
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  • Nice garden with seats made with a little of Spanish style
  • Good place to relax...
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