5 squares to discover in Madrid

1) Plaza de la Paja

Nestled in the Madrid of the Austrias, this small square makes you feel as if you are in a village. Its name refers to past activities as the straw for the mules of Capilla del Obispo was auctioned here. Have a beer on one of the terraces and dinner or lunch at the Naia restaurant.

Plaza de la Paja in Madrid

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