Place des Palmistes, Cayenne

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Take a breather from your tour of the city at Place des Palmistes, Cayenne's main gathering place. Palm tree shade this square that serves as a great starting point for sightseeing, relaxing, people watching, or picnicking. The area comes to life in the evening when the heat dies down and locals flock to the neighborhood's bars and cafes. Surrounded by colonial-era buildings, the square also features a statue of Free French leader Felix Eboue. Use our Cayenne vacation generator to visit Place des Palmistes on your trip to Cayenne, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Beautiful central square of Cayenne, with shops, a library and a museum not far away the day, but at night it's more for dinner or eat a sandwich of trailers.
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  • This place is beautiful, an equatorial setting with buildings from the 1930s; obsolete and friendly charm.
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  • It is the square where the Palmist Restaurant is located. Nice place to take pictures and get a little stroll.  more »