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A very average day, weather wise at least. after visiting Museo Nao Victoria Punta Arenas and the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
JonesesofCanberra
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Canberra, Australia
A clean, interesting plaza in the centre of town

It may have been because a cruise ship was in town, but this square was alive. Talented buskers... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
BarryJ_100
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Brisbane, Australia
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Plaza B Munoz Gamero, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

A very average day, weather wise at least. after visiting Museo Nao Victoria Punta Arenas and the Maggiorino Borgatello Museum we stopped by the Plaza for a visit. certainly some very impressive old mansions in the area. certainly would have been a better stop if...More

Thank JonesesofCanberra
Reviewed 24 March 2017

It may have been because a cruise ship was in town, but this square was alive. Talented buskers, souvenir stalls, food stalls and lots of [ mounted] police presence. If you are walking around you can't miss it anyway, its 'town central'

Thank BarryJ_100
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The main statue in center is of Hernando de Magallanes. Visited during a walking tour about noon as the sun was just strting to shine. There were four sides to the Statue showing parts of the history of the founding of the area. Lots of...More

Thank DonDory
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The Plaza de Armes is the main square of Punta Arenas. At the centre of the square is the monument to Hernando de Magallanes and there are several street musicians and entertainers here too. It is adjacent to the cathedral and the town hall and...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 15 February 2017

it is the main square of the city of Punta Arenas. Nice buildings surround and close all the commercial streets with shops, cafes and restaurants. Definitely shop from the square sellers for souvenirs, scarfs, woolen clothes, it is much cheaper than in the shops for...More

1  Thank DANOS S
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The park is right in the middle of town. Some very old and big trees keep it shady. It's a nice place to rest on a bench and watch the people and food and souvenir vendors. In the centre is a big statue dedicated to...More

Thank Henk G
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very Nice Square with Magellan's statue and impressive buildings surrounding the square, including the Palace of Sara Braun. It’s certainly worth a stroll around the square and also seeing the memorial and statue to Magellan in its center.

Thank MaroonDawg67
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Nice place, with a little market. Nice to walk , is located near the Braun Menendez Museum and Sara Braun Palace.

Thank marcosdesdezurich
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Nice park in the center of Punta Arenas. Magellan monument is within the park. Good place to sit and relax while walking around exploring Punta Arenas on foot. Plenty of benches throughout the park. Felt safe (police presence was evident). Food and souvenir vendors abound.

Thank virginian9
Reviewed 4 January 2017

What's to say? It's the plaza where tourists have their photo taken at the foot of a conquered Indian statue. Artesanía (handcrafts) is available at several kiosks. Benches are provided. I have heard folk music performed here by talented groups.

Thank RogerCello
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