Plaza Colon, Mar del Plata

The iconic green space of Plaza Colon serves as a meetingplace for locals. Conveniently located near the beach and casino, the plaza has become an important social space within the city. Take a walk around the square to meet some locals, or browse through the shops that offer handcrafted souvenirs. In the evenings, a water-and-lights show takes place on the large fountain. Several statues memorializing Argentinians can be found in the plaza as well. As with most cities, be careful with your belongings and watch for pickpockets. Put Plaza Colon on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Mar del Plata travel itinerary planner.
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  • It is a nice place to relax after a city tour. It has a source and games for kids. There are carousel. below there is a beach parking.
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  • Is the city's main square, where is the imposing building of the Casino and with access to the edge. However, is unkempt, with broken sculptures and pichadas. A lot of dirt.
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  • Located steps away from the central Casino hotel Provincial and Rambla is a very large green walks very well maintained and peaceful place to take fresh under their trees. I liked Bella. Step forced ´para any visitor
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Where to stay in Mar del Plata

To accommodate the masses of tourists who take a Mar del Plata vacation every summer, the city offers more than 500 hotels. Most of these cluster around the shorefront close to the city center, which boasts most higher-end options. Look a few blocks inland for less expensive alternatives. Prices vary dramatically according to the time of year, with hefty discounts available during low season and on weekdays. Reserve your accommodations in advance to beat the crowds and avoid paying a last-minute premium.
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