The Plaza de Cascorro has a lot of local attractions around it and is bustling with life. El Rastro, which is a flea market, is held every Sunday and is situated between the Plaza de Cascorro and the Ribera de Curtidores. You will also find the Estatua de Cascorro (statue of Cascorro), which is in bronze and represents Eloy Gonzalo—a Spanish soldier and a war hero of the Hispanic-American war in Cuba. The Plaza Mayor is famous for its architecture as well as the bronze statue of King Phillip III, and was a center of royal festivities, coronations, executions and bullfights. Another place to visit is El Oso y el Madroño frente al Reloj de la Puerta del Sol (the bear and the madrone facing the clock of the Puerta del Sol), which is actually a huge bear sculpture and a clock tower nearby. A busy day of sightseeing is assured for tourists while at Plaza de Cascorro.
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