Plaza Prat, Iquique

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Watch the social life of Iquique fly by as you relax at Plaza Prat. Iquique's central square offers a spacious respite from the narrow, crowded streets that make up much of the city, serving as a social hub for young Chileans about to embark on a night out. The square houses several notable buildings, including the municipal theater and a clock tower that lights up into a beacon of color at night. Take a seat, compose yourself, and enjoy some quality people-watching. To visit Plaza Prat and other attractions in Iquique, use our Iquique online trip itinerary planner .
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  • It is a beautiful plaza with a central kiosk with clock and large flag. Formerly at the kiosk was installed a music band. Today almost all weekends there are shows. Highlights the party's authorities the first days of January. If you stay at the Hotel Prat, facing the square, choose rooms that overlook it and enjoy watching the shows. Also in this square begins the walk Baquedano, which has attractions that you can review looking for the attraction as "Baquedano Street"
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  • Walk Baquedano hosts various activities. It looks life throughout the year. In it, various restaurants, bars and discos are located. It is a place that fosters the Bohemian, and family life. The black dot is the number of people in a situation of street, or criminals trying to scam you, or ask for money. It is unusual that the same beggar, you ask for 3 times money, in less than 2 hours. When you don't give them, they insult you. This generates much discomfort and insecurity to customers and workers who are exposed to them constantly.
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  • Plaza Prat de Iquique, must be visited, it is the beginning of the pedestrian walk Baquedano in which are old houses from the time of the Salitre, built in Oregon USA from pine wood. Also in Plaza Prat is one of the vestiges of the Peruvian population who lived in the city before the Chilean possession, is the watch of Plaza Prat.
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  • Picturesque and small square, meeting point surrounded by banks, hotels, the Municipal Theater and the clubs Spanish, Croatian and the Union. There are cars to lease but didn't see public baths.
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