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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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  • Only visits during the day since it is the center of the city of port of Spain and many people is concentrated to take public transport or make inquiries in banks or shops. I do not recommend it to tourists.
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  • This is really not much of a tourist attraction. It's an elongated semi-green space that extends from the basilica to almost the sea. Towards the sea end of it, there's not much happening. As you walk...  more »
  • Long park with lots of locals hanging around, didn't feel comfortable at all, felt being watched from all directions, nothing special about this place. The only good thing to see was the The Cathedral...  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%