Places in Spanish

In today’s lesson, we will show you a list of names of common places in Spanish.

Places in Spanish

Names of places in Spanish

  • Capital – Capital (la)
  • Post office – Oficina de correos (la)
  • Hotel – Hotel(el)
  • Market – Mercado (el)
  • Bakery – Panadería (la)
  • Bookstore – Librería (la)
  • Library – Biblioteca (la)
  • Pharmacy – Farmacia (la)
  • Park – Parque (el)
  • Restaurant – Restaurante (el)
  • Movie theater – Cine/Teatro (el)
  • Bar – Bar (el)
  • Bank – Banco (el)
  • Hospital – Hospital (el)
  • Church – Iglesia (la)
  • Café – Cafetería (la)
  • Airport – Aeropuerto (el)
  • Kindergarten – Guardería (la)
  • Museum – Museo (el)
  • Petrol station – Gasolinera (la)
  • Police station – Policía (la)
  • School – Escuela (la)
  • Sidewalk – Acera (la)
  • Stadium – Estadio (el)
  • Shop – Tienda (la)
  • Railway station – Estación de ferrocarril (la)
  • Inn – Posada (la)
  • Grocery store – Abarrotería/Pulpería
  • Beauty salon – Salón de belleza
  • Bus station – Estación de autobuses (la)
  • Shopping centre – Centro comercial (el)
  • Fruit shop – Frutería (la)
  • Shoe shop – Zapatería (el)
  • Town hall – Ayuntamiento (el)
  • Factory – Fábrica
  • Zoo – zoológico

If you want to ask for directions, use “¿Dónde ” (Where) and “estar” (to be).

For examples:

¿Dónde está el zoológico? – Where is the zoo?

¿Dónde está el hospital? – Where is the hotel?

The word “ubicado” which means “located” is optional.

For examples:

¿Dónde están ubicados los hoteles? – Where are hotels located?

¿Dónde está ubicada la panadería? – Where is the bakery?

The verb “hay” can also be used with Spanish indefinite articles (un, una, unos, unas) instead of definite articles (el, la, los, las).

For examples:

¿Dónde hay un banco?/¿Dónde hay un parque?

¿Sabes dónde queda el banco? – Do you know where the bank is?

¿Cómo llego a la ferretería? – How do I get to the hardware store?

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