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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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  • Square bound part of the central route of the city. It a must visit the Cathedral.
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  • The beach promenade of La Serena looks like it's had better days so if you find yourself in this city, head up from the dated though iconic lighthouse into the old city centre and the Plaza de Armas a...  more »
  • Come out the front door of the Cathedral in La Serena and there it is, the Plaza De Armas...a large green area to reat.  more »