You can park your need to rent a car on your next trip to Europe: these city squares are pedestrian friendly and are truly breathtaking sites to behold.
Many European cities have a central square which often serves as the city’s hub, central market place and main tourist location. In many cities, the central square is one of the main tourist attractions in its own right. Here are some of the finest city squares throughout the continent.
Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain
The Plaza Mayor (Main Square)
is a defining feature of most Spanish towns and cities and the main square of Madrid is certainly no exception. It is of a rectangular shape, covering over twelve-thousand square meters. It is surrounded by picturesque three-story buildings with…