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Plaza de Armas, La Serena

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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3.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Spend some time on Plaza de Armas, the city's main square, lined with green trees and stately buildings. Situated on the site of the city's founding in 1549, the plaza features a large stone fountain by famed Chilean sculptor Samuel Roman. Enjoy the lively atmosphere of the place, roam the market stands selling everything from snacks to souvenirs, or enjoy the local buskers playing their songs. Relax in the shade of Chilean palms and cedars, or admire the architecture of important buildings around the square, such as the cathedral, administration building, and others. Our La Serena trip itinerary planner makes visiting Plaza de Armas and other La Serena attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Being the serene as attractive tourist, I think that to the plaza de armas, lacks a bit of colorful or more activity
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  • I was really lucky because I got off the bus in Serena in the early hours and there were no people around. I got to see the city in the morning light without crowds or cars and it was beautiful. The P...  read more »
  • Square wide, neat and clean. Nice visit, although it does not give to much time. The most impressive thing is the adjacent Cathedral.
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