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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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  • as all the squares of Chilean arms is not the exception, it is rodeda by the commitments public offices and Government banks and notary's offices all located in premises of colonial and whose heritage is proregido until today
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  • But not beauties who Excel in special mode, the Plaza de Armas is a good ride for tourists to appreciate the colonial architecture of the city and the Cathedral, take advantage of square green for cooling. The frequent presence of samples of crafts and typical products, also makes the ride pleasant. Very rich coffee of the centenary bar, on the corner with the street racing.
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  • It is a place to relax, sit, that children will enjoy eating a rich ice cream in the area or taking a papaya juice
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