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Plaza Independencia, Mendoza

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A bustling craft market and numerous street performances take place at Plaza Independencia, sitting smack dab in the heart of the city. Stop by the expansive plaza and stroll down its wide pathways lined with large, leafy trees, or kick back and watch the spouting fountains from a park bench. Grab a coffee and browse the many handicraft stalls that pop up in the area, selling traditional local souvenirs. Plenty of jazz musicians and a variety of other acts frequent the square, as well. Put Plaza Independencia on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Mendoza vacation builder.
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  • This plaza is located downtown and it is the central part of the Vindimia parade which is the grand finale of this big Vindimia festival which occurs on The first week of March.  more »
  • We walk across the square twice, in both clean and policed. On Saturday had a handicraft market, with enough diversity but all too expensive. Worth at least a ride.
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  • Large square, well cared for, with large trees. During the day a bit empty, with kids and people walking dogs. The busiest night with a handicraft market with crafts and bijoux (mainly silver).
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  • Una plaza muy amplia y muy linda
  • The biggest and most beautiful square in Mendoza. The fountain has an sculpture inside which represents the National flag and during night the National Emblem is lighted on top. Ideal place to relax and enjoy the movement or to buy handicrafts during the weekend market.
  • Very nice Plaza, all green and clean. A must see and it's surroundings as well. Great place in Mendoza.
  • La plaza principal de la Provincia
  • Muy linda plaza