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Plaza de Armas

Plaza de Armas, Vicuna, Chile
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Still One Of My Favourites

A small town with a Big Town Plaza. The Plaza is not large but is very much in proportion to the... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Jnanayog
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St. John's, Canada
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Light show

A small standard plaza like you get anywhere in Latin America but I was here coming up to Christmas... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
Robert C
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“small town” (3 reviews)
“trees” (4 reviews)
“benches” (4 reviews)
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Plaza de Armas, Vicuna, Chile
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

A small town with a Big Town Plaza. The Plaza is not large but is very much in proportion to the town of Vicuna. It is exceptionally well designed and laid out. A beautiful balance of the use of Space. They have this wonderful approach...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

A small standard plaza like you get anywhere in Latin America but I was here coming up to Christmas and they had it all lit up along with a big stage with choirs so it was quite a cool place to stroll through in the...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a small town in the area of the Elqui Valley. Quite charming with little stores and cafes. A stroll around will take just 10 minutes.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This plaza de armas is one of the better ones we've seen in Chile so far. It has plenty of trees and benches to relax on. It even has a performance stage. In the centre of it there is a nice statue too.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We last visited Vicuna back in 2013 and this visit presented us with changes to the Central Plaza. It is wonderful to see how the local City Fathers and Mothers have been attentive to the role that the Trees have played and are still playing...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visited in April and the plaza was closed, who would believe that was possible in a town like Vicuña, visited now in November and it was open. Great to see the old gnarled Pimientos lining the plaza along with some very nice Jacarandas, the benches...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Interesting area, nice to just wonder around taking it all in. I guess it depends on what you like but worth a walk anyway!

Thank Josh N
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Reviewed 9 February 2015

This is a small town square that has stalls set up with vendors on Sunday's. Some if the vendors have some hand made jewelry and crafts, some sell food or ice cream and the atmosphere is lively on a beautiful summer day. The Bauer Tower,...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2014

Like all main squares this one is small enough to walk around and admire the quirky but admired statue of the poet Gabriela Mistral.The ever present blue sky here, the green of the trees and the layout of the square with its park benches is...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2014

An outdoor square surrounded by various types of vendors (try the copao fruit!). The lucuma ice cream at La Bilbaina was excellent and they had many other unique flavours. The town landmark, the Bauer Tower can be found here as well.

Thank jump78
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