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Plaza de Armas, La Serena
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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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  • The square is very wide for walking, quiet and clean. Also had a fair that was very recommended for visiting.
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  • Located between streets Gregorio Cordovéz, Los Carrera, Arturo Prat and Matta, is one of the typical attractions of La Serena. In your environment is the imposing Cathedral of La Serena, the Regional Administration, the Court of appeals, and a number of other buildings that have a characteristic architecture of this commune, as the old cinema centenary. Square is adorned with various species of trees, sculptures, stalls for touring and in general a quite particular wavelength which makes it very attractive. There are nearby and without lots of walking very good cafes and restaurants.
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  • very nice strolling in the square and be able to buy churrascas, natural juices and papaya in coacerva
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