Independence Square (Onafhankelijksplein), Paramaribo
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Located at the heart of the city and in many ways the hub of activity here, Independence Square (Onafhankelijksplein) attracts visitors interested in Surinamese history or those looking for a place to sit and admire grand colonial buildings. Stroll the plaza and take in surrounding sights like the presidential palace. Used just as much by locals for activities ranging from ultimate frisbee to dance classes, this square has a dynamic energy that balances its relatively unfussy aesthetics. A number of restaurants, hotels, and shops are also situated around the square. For Independence Square (Onafhankelijksplein) and beyond, use our Paramaribo trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Paramaribo vacation.
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  • This city is a mass escape, everything do you walking, a fantastic tropical climate, quiet, economical and very nice.
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  • Flags for freedom sites draw his gaze there! A monument is set up and large facial images on people is on display.
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  • The buildings around the square, including the Presidential Palace and Ministry of finance are beautiful copies of how beautiful the things of the past can be saved
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