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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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La Serena, Chile

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most cities in Spanish South America have a central square with monuments' La Serena is no different. Not the imposing place of the same name that can be found in Santiago, but a good place to take an empanada and soak up the seemingly-alwaus-perfect weather...More

Thank Shawnino
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It was nice to sit in the sun and wander around the shops. There are restaurants and coffee shops in the area, and all in a short walk from Costa Real

Thank MarcelandLucy
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A great place with a lot of open spaces but there's nothing to do. The city council must to look after for it. Parking lots are "controlled" for some guys that offers car wash, not so good idea for foreigners who doesn't understand this practice.

Thank superdiscovery
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Really nice public space with plenty of places to sit. Not a whole lot to do in this town but I enjoyed seeing the plaza.

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 14 June 2017

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
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