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Largest plaza

This is the largest plaza that's still open and available to visit in the city centre and has a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
To buy cheap memories

Located in the downtown, you can buy things of not too good quality, but a very reasonable... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Raul_A_Avila
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Asuncion, Paraguay
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Independencia Nacional, Asuncion 67986987687, Paraguay
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Asunción has another feelings. Really poor country but everywhere is cool. You must see this places and you will really love it. Specially old town has good energy. Also old buses are so cute. Asunción has own feelings. Just go and get it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 739esatg
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is the largest plaza that's still open and available to visit in the city centre and has a small market selling handicrafts, as well as shoe shiners, flag sellers and locals enjoying a rest. Not a whole lot going on, but nice enough spot...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 19 May 2017

you may want to bargain a little with the stand owners.... :p but bear in mind many of them depend on their livelihood solely with these crafts, so bargain a little but please do not get carried away too far!! Have fun!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Litin C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Located in the downtown, you can buy things of not too good quality, but a very reasonable prizes. If you're serching for small things to take with you like "remembers" this can be the place. Do not stay after 18:00 hs, or 19:00 during the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Raul_A_Avila
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Plaza de la Independencia is not very well kept and has been taken over by the street vendors, and later on at night by some shady characters.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Plaza Publica de la Democracia as it is officially called nowadays is in the old section of town. It means that after 6PM the place is rather quiet, not to say deserted. In the weekend the surrounding shopping areas and banks are closed. It is...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Robert937
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Plenty of poeple walking around, typical indigenous and national souvenirs to buy but also typical hippie stuff. People having their refreshing tereré sitting on park-benches.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank frederickbauer72
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is a central plaza in Asuncion and it's full of life. There are people selling stuff, kids are playing, there is music, vendors and just some strangers hanging out. As other reviewers mentioned, the plaza looks a bit run down, the dogs look hungry...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank heckfy
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Like most plazas in Asuncion, this one is marginally clean and in need of a facelift. During the day the plaza is lined with numerous craft and t-shirt vendors.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank rgbob
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Here you can find nice paraguayan handmade items as well as the more 'hippie' related things. A favorite place to do souvenir shopping.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank gingerbreadgrammy
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