Independence Square (Onafhankelijksplein), Paramaribo
(3.3/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Splendid place, don't visit, but it's worth seeing the architectural beauty. Somewhat resembles North America.
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  • In a city with little in the way of attractions, the city square with its government buildings, monument to the founder of the sovereign nation, and the flags of select nations flying proudly, this is...  more »
  • This city is a mass escape, everything do you walking, a fantastic tropical climate, quiet, economical and very nice.
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