Plaza Espania (Spain Square) is the main square of the city. Unlike other major squares does not occupy a central place in the planning of Santiago Domingo. The square was created with the construction of the walls of the XIV century. It was for centuries the site of the market and the bullring.
Today it is a place of Town Hall; the building of the township of Rioja province built in 1763, whose bottom was the Royal Prison and the building of the Corn Exchange, ancient place of selling and storing grain in it are currently the municipal offices.
This photo was shot 206 km (129 miles) from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and 558 km (349 miles) before Santiago de Compostela.
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cornejo (28193) 2014-05-26 4:27
Hi Zbigniew, very good picture of this interesting place with a medieval building, i like it, very well composed and captured in this interesting image with good sharpness, light, color and quality. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
carlo62 (27898) 2014-05-26 5:21
ottimo lavoro, bella questa foto e belle le precedenti.
Bella inquadratura, ben composta e di ottima qualità.
SNOOP_Chan (3841) 2014-05-26 5:25
Hello my friend, good post here. I like these Spanish plazas, so much space to enjoy. Amazing old building, good sharpness in the composition. Not sure about the grey frame but i like it anyway. Well done!
gildasjan (40944) 2014-05-28 9:33
Bon cadrage ici également de cette place sous cette lumière qui rend la douceur des teintes.
fabbs99 (15815) 2014-05-29 12:35
Excellent presentation of the beautiful city square.Very well captured.Keep sharing.TFS.
photoray (10289) 2014-06-03 15:44
Fine bright view of the Plaza Espania, with its dominating arches and classical central façade, and minus people, plus the ornate outside lamp.
jacquest (18205) 2014-06-06 8:41
The distance on the pavement gives deepness and the framing with the lampost is well done. The good light gives natural colors and brings out details of the architecture.
- Copyright: Zbigniew Kalinowski (fotka) (3285)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-09-24
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon PowerShot SX240HS, Canon zoom lens 20xIS 4.5-90.0mmm
- Exposure: f/4, 1/640 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-26 4:15