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Plaza Porticada, Santander

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  • did walking tour with my family in the city and visited the Plaza. nothing spectacular but while in Santander a visit is worth if you have time to walk and to do a city tour  more »
  • Officially, the Porticada square is called Plaza de Pedro Velarde in honor of the hero of the revolt against the French occupiers in Madrid in 1808. The name was chosen because Velarde is a native of....  more »
  • Many Spanish cities have their very own rectangular squares for big events. That's the one in Santander. It looks very spacious and calm.
  • Beautiful place! I was in Santander this weekend and on both days someone was playing live classical music, which just added to the impression. It was so nice just to sit there and admire the architecture ☺️
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