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This 450 year old, tree-shaded park is known locally as the Parque de Potos (Park of Bare Behinds), for its many nude greek statues.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the main square there was a lot of vendors set up around the perimeter offering all different types of things. We ended up just getting some ice cream and checking out all the different things that people were selling. It had a great feel...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Nothing eye-catching to find there, although a street market close by (away from the sea) is a good place to spend some time.

Thank Trahlem
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The beach promenade of La Serena looks like it's had better days so if you find yourself in this city, head up from the dated though iconic lighthouse into the old city centre and the Plaza de Armas and old cathedral. This has a beautiful...More

Thank PonsonbyGirl
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Come out the front door of the Cathedral in La Serena and there it is, the Plaza De Armas...a large green area to reat.

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This plaza de armas is nicely kept and well organised with some benches and trees to help you relax. There are some nice shops around and tourist information too.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

After two months of visiting various 'plazas de armas' in Argentina and Chile this specific Plaza was so-so. As tends to be the case the Plaza does have a few significant structures adjacent to it, one being The Cathedral. My pics uploaded separately.

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 8 February 2017

By contrast with Santiago, which has little historical charm, the centre of La Serena is very appealing. Stroll around the Plaza de Armas and neighbouring streets and you will feel like you are somewhere interesting! A festival was in full swing while we were in...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I did not spend much time by the square, but I thought it was nice, clean and with good architecture. There are some nice cafeterias around it. La Recova is just 3 blocks away if first-time visitors want to see what's in there

Thank Cristian G
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

When we visited La Serena, there was an arts festival going on so there were loads of activities in the plaza. I don't know if it is always crowded with little food stalls, handicrafts and people performing or dancing. Anyway, even without all the action,...More

Thank TwoAndAHalfTraveller
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The Plaza De Armas is a nice park with a lot of vendors. It is a great place to hang out and do a little souvenir shopping or to by a snack/beverage. A must see. It is a nice place to get picked up/dropped off...More

Thank Pyow
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