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The heart of the city

The main square is unquestionably one of the most beautiful arcaded squares in Spain. It was constructed between 1729 and 1755 by Alberto Churrieguera, with the intention of creating a public space to be used for fiestas, fairs, leisure and commercial activities. The square also serves a didactic purpose, as revealed by the medallions crowning the 88 semi-circular arches, paying homage to the famous people related to the city, its history and the history of Spain, figures such as Unamuno, Cervantes, Teresa de Jesús...

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