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Independence Square, Port of Spain

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Place yourself in the heart of Port of Spain at Independence Square, teeming with vibrant local life and commerce. Commemorating Trinidad and Tobago's independence from the United Kingdom, the square is flanked by historical buildings and high-rises. Walk along the paths and take in the bustling local scene, and check out the fast food outlets and drink vendors. Note the Gothic police headquarters, union building, and fire station tower nearby. Stop in one of the local eateries for international or local cuisine. Watch your belongings here, as pickpockets have been reported. Before you head to Port of Spain, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Port of Spain itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Port of Spain has to offer, including Independence Square.
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  • its where you can get vehicles to most other major stop off points, there are a lot of food options, especially at night. not the safest part of trinidad to be, but there are usually so many people th...  more »
  • In Central Port of Spain, you had this square. A poor country, but everything around it are luxury department stores, banks and large chains of restaurants... the big city luxury, and noisy by any axes of circulation. Allows access to the Park Havannah...
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  • Just a quick stop for a photo op and only during the day due to crime in Port of Spain. I recommend a tour guide to show you this and the other special places in POS. Island Experiences did a perfect ...  more »
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  • Place is ok , they have wifi and is not too dirty, but, personel working here is very disrespectful, they look at you and treat you like they are better than you . I'm right now sitting here eating a pizza with my family and all i can say is that I will never visit Marios Pizza again, not even in USA where I come from.
  • Customer service isn't the best and they take forever to fill an order! However I must say the place is clean most times.
  • Great coffee and wifi at this location.
  • Coffee - 100%