Plaza de Armas de Puerto Montt, Puerto Montt

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Visit Plaza de Armas de Puerto Montt to take in many of Santiago's sights in a single place. The square, inaugurated in 1541, forms the center of Santiago's original grid layout. Around it you'll find many museums, a major cathedral, and further examples of 16th- to 18th-century architecture. Consider hiring a tour guide of this area to really appreciate its historical significance. Due to the density of the nearby attractions, expect the square to be bustling. Rarely will you see the same thing happening twice. Make Plaza de Armas de Puerto Montt a centerpiece of your Puerto Montt vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Puerto Montt trip itinerary planner.
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  • The plaza is really ugly, offers nothing and was dirty when we went. It does not for a photo. In fact there are many tourist attractions in the city. Rather it would be worth taking a bus and go to Frutillar which is in about two hours by bus.
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  • This expansive, tree-lined square is like most center city locations except for the mountain views in the background. The Plaza's feature is an enormous fountain. It's a good place for people watching...  more »
  • Our hotel was close by, and on the weekend, the music from the Plaza de Armas made it hard to sleep over the weekend. It is very much a gathering place for locals.  more »
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  • The correct name is "Plaza Buenaventura Martínez".
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  • While it is quite hard (much concrete) attracts many people, thus serves well its purpose.
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  • Good place, but very loud!
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  • Not bad
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  • Linda plaza