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Plaza Colon, Antofagasta

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An ideal place to rest, Plaza Colon remains Antofagasta's main square and home of the famous Clock Tower, a replica of London's Big Ben erected in honor of the centennial of Chile's independence. The square also boasts a statue of Isabella and Ferdinand, a gift from Spain, a cathedral, library, and the Retreat Kiosk, donated by Yugoslav immigrants. Rest in the shade of palm trees after exploring the city or have a refreshing drink in a cafe. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Antofagasta holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Plaza Colon and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This place has lots of history both in its buildings and streets. There is a historical burden, both for the development of the industrial age of nitrate, as well as described in our texts with regard to the war of the Pacific.
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  • This is a from the point of view of the typical, is almost an obligation to go through the main square of each city. It has beautiful sights, with an imposing clock in the center of the square.
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  • A place that without doubt is attraction of Antofagasta... your clock donated by the English colony is very pretty and attractive... bronze lion also is located in this place.
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  • Very nice
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  • Watch donated by the English colony replica of big ben of London beautiful clock that stands in the middle of the desert more arid Chile Antofagasta Colón square. Chile.
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  • Tourist
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  • very the plazita lindaa. and brings me many beautiful memories
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  • It is nice and clean very nice to rest.
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