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Plaza Charco, Puerto de la Cruz

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Plaza Charco provides prime people watching in Puerto de la Cruz. Choose from one of the many restaurants and cafes to dine on local seafood, sip a beverage, and observe local life unfold. The city paved the plaza's walkways in 1880 and installed its battery in 1911. Today, the bandstand hosts live music and other performances, delivering free entertainment for both you and the locals. Arrange your visit to Plaza Charco and discover more family-friendly attractions in Puerto de la Cruz using our Puerto de la Cruz family vacation planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • central, nice atmosphere surrounded by shops and restaurants and minutes walk to harbour. dessert places, clothes, tourist shops all available within minutes walk. would re visit  more »
  • This was advertised as one of the main places of interest in Puerto de la Cruz. We made our way down there (we were staying near Jardin Botanico so quite far out) only to be disappointed. It was a tir...  more »
  • We visited this square on several occasions for meals and drinks. One night there was a fantastic local group of musicians playing. Some great restaurants reviewed separately. It's got a big ice cream...  more »
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  • Bustling and popular. The square is picturesque and has a wide selection of places to eat and drink. One of the main destinations of Puerto de la Cruz.
  • Lovely surroundings and a great place to watch the world go by. Relaxing stroll through the streets.
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  • Is a very beautiful place with chair, park. There is a lot of resturant and bar but is a very rumors place and is not very "AMAZING".
  • Nice place to watch people go by. Most restaurants are mediocre though. Take a drink at Dynamico.