Top ten: Spanish tourist traps you should avoid
Everyone knows that Spain is jam-packed with amazing sights for visitors, but sadly not all that glitters is gold. Here The Local rounds up some of the country's top tourist traps to avoid at all costs. You've been warned!
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Plaza Mayor, Madrid: Centuries of history -with everything from bullfights to public executions held between its beautifully decorated walls – and now what does it have? People hawking useless toys, mariachi bands and a fat man dressed as Spiderman. What exactly did Madrid Mayor Ana Botella mean when she said “there’s nothing quite like drinking a relaxing cup of café con leche in Plaza Mayor”? Nothing quite as hellish and overpriced?