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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 Godoy Cruz vacation builder.
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  • It is the square which is different from the rest, characteristic of the city and in my opinion part forced ride through the Center and other places. In addition to the square itself will be near the pedestrian to walk and eat something.
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  • Well wooded square, but seemed a bit abandoned, with a handicraft reasonable and many people exercising.
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  • Independence Square is the central square of Mendoza. Sources, roads and monuments. We must follow it. About this was born the pedestrian Sarmiento. To walk!
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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