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Town Square

This is the center of town, a nicely-landscaped green space with a clock tower in the middle... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Big Ben Clock in Antofagasta!

La Plaza has with well kept gardens, palm trees and fountains. It has a replica of Big Ben Clock... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Olga D
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

This is the center of town, a nicely-landscaped green space with a clock tower in the middle. Include it in your tour. Places to sit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 8 August 2018

When I walk around in the city I found this quiet park and here not there is not many people and even you can get free wifi here so sit down and relax

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kmittag
Reviewed 9 March 2017

La Plaza has with well kept gardens, palm trees and fountains. It has a replica of Big Ben Clock and its chimes. It is a great place to rest from your walking. During siesta time, most shops are closed, if you fancy an ice cream...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Olga D
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The area is really beautiful with plenty of palm trees, water fountains and ofcause the copy of the London Big Ben. There is missing a decent café in the area where you can sit and soak up the atmosphere. But a walk in the park...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The clock tower of Antofagasta. The Plaza is well mantained and beautiful. It's right opposite the Church. It has fountains and some statues to enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ajvatva
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Right in the center of Antofagasta with a clock tower and a very helpful tourist office (at Sernatur, Paseo Prat 384) where you can use their computer or access internet through wifi. One of the staff speaks English, while the others have sufficient communication skills...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Dont waste your time here. Go straight to San Pedro....Antofa is just a really ugly and abandoned city. Can comment on the beaches, but town is just awful.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank 1974AAUU
Reviewed 19 March 2016

As a Brit, I was proud to see the impressive clock tower contributed by the British in 1910 to celebrate Chile's 100 years of independence. The plaza is spacious and airy, a pleasant place to relax in the midday heat.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank 16jamesdoc
Reviewed 8 November 2015

A local meeting place that was once probably very nice. You can tell the city struggles for it's upkeep. Often and overpowering the smell of bird feces and human urine and feces is overwhelming. The places to sit are laden with bird feces so there...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Robert J
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Plaza Colon is a nice part of the city but it isn't worth making the effort to go and see. You can see much better places in Chile in different cities.

Date of experience: November 2014
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