Plaza Alta is situated next to the Alcazaba of Badajoz - this photo was taken from the alcazaba ramparts

Plaza Alta is situated next to the Alcazaba of Badajoz - this photo was taken from the alcazaba ramparts

The Plaza Alta is seen through the Peso de Colodrazgo Arch - this arch connects the Plaza Alta to Plaza of San Jose

The Plaza Alta is seen through the Peso de Colodrazgo Arch - this arch connects the Plaza Alta to Plaza of San Jose

This square was built in 1681 and it is one of the most iconic images of Badajoz city

This square was built in 1681 and it is one of the most iconic images of Badajoz city

A statue of Juan Marin of Rodenzo is located to the left side of the Plaza Alta - Juan Marin was the bishop of Badajoz between 1681-1706

A statue of Juan Marin of Rodenzo is located to the left side of the Plaza Alta - Juan Marin was the bishop of Badajoz between 1681-1706

Buildings to the left side of the Plaza Alta - one of the towers of alcazaba can be seen in the background

Buildings to the left side of the Plaza Alta - one of the towers of alcazaba can be seen in the background

The Association of the Old Town of Badajoz is located inside this square (to the left)

The Association of the Old Town of Badajoz is located inside this square (to the left)

Beautiful moorish arches are lined to the both sides of this square

Beautiful moorish arches are lined to the both sides of this square

Just behind the arches, lies the ruins which were once the part of alcazaba

Just behind the arches, lies the ruins which were once the part of alcazaba

Looking back at the Arch of the Peso de Colodrazgo

Looking back at the Arch of the Peso de Colodrazgo

The High Square (Plaza Alta) has few cafes in the square as well

The High Square (Plaza Alta) has few cafes in the square as well

This is the right side of the square, while facing the main side

This is the right side of the square, while facing the main side

These Moorish Houses are located  inside the San Jose Square - these are one of the oldest surviving houses in Badajoz

These Moorish Houses are located inside the San Jose Square - these are one of the oldest surviving houses in Badajoz

This part of the Plaza San Jose was once the old souk (bazaar) in the Muslim period

This part of the Plaza San Jose was once the old souk (bazaar) in the Muslim period

There are two houses with white façade, preceded by a portico with arches horseshoe-shaped brick, supported on stone columns

There are two houses with white façade, preceded by a portico with arches horseshoe-shaped brick, supported on stone columns

Now, after wondering around in the square, I am back to the facade of Plaza Alta

Now, after wondering around in the square, I am back to the facade of Plaza Alta

Plaza Alta is a rectangular square lined by arches which support buildings decorated in traditional Mudéjar motifs in various colors

Plaza Alta is a rectangular square lined by arches which support buildings decorated in traditional Mudéjar motifs in various colors

A closer look at the colourful arches of the square

A closer look at the colourful arches of the square

Moorish arches on the ground floor, which provide suport to the buildings constructed above them

Moorish arches on the ground floor, which provide suport to the buildings constructed above them

This square is combination of the colours, geometric beauty and the elegence

This square is combination of the colours, geometric beauty and the elegence

A north-east corner of the Plaza Alta

A north-east corner of the Plaza Alta

Looking towards the left side of the square

Looking towards the left side of the square

There were very few people around in the square and it seems that most tourists forget this wonderful gem Badajoz has to offer

There were very few people around in the square and it seems that most tourists forget this wonderful gem Badajoz has to offer

Torre Espantaperros, seen from the Plaza Alta, it is part of the Alcazaba of Badajoz, was built by the Muslim rulers in 1169

Torre Espantaperros, seen from the Plaza Alta, it is part of the Alcazaba of Badajoz, was built by the Muslim rulers in 1169

This guy standing by the Statue of Juan Marin was shouting something very loud

This guy standing by the Statue of Juan Marin was shouting something very loud

This is the arch of the Peso de Colodrazgo which connects the Plaza San Jose with the Plaza Alta

This is the arch of the Peso de Colodrazgo which connects the Plaza San Jose with the Plaza Alta

Graffiti on one of the walls in the San Jose Square

Graffiti on one of the walls in the San Jose Square

I saw this girl (to right) earlier in alcazaba, she plucked the flowers from the garden of Alcazaba

I saw this girl (to right) earlier in alcazaba, she plucked the flowers from the garden of Alcazaba