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Independence Square, Port of Spain

(1.7/5 based on 140 reviews on the web)
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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  • The heartland of the business area in T&T! The area turns into a hotspot for traders and people wanting to 'Lime' (hang out) at night. The hustle and bustle of activity is quite intensifying, and prov...  more »
  • Out of all the Independance Squares I visited, I have to be completely honest and say that this one is pretty lame...the area is relatively unsafe and has a lot of American chain restaurants...of cour...  more »
  • Very little to Do and see. Three days is enough. Very boring place. Always warned of crime. Makes you a bit scared 
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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%