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Address: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

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After being forgotten, it is on its way back

Having grown up in the area, I remember as a child coming here at least once a week. Almost all government buildings and important commercial banks and stores were located here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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352 reviews 352 reviews
123 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Having grown up in the area, I remember as a child coming here at least once a week. Almost all government buildings and important commercial banks and stores were located here. It was well kept and safe, despite being very busy. Then there was a "modernization" and commerce and government went to newer areas of city and this park was... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The dirty and uninspiring central park is not a nice place to be in, everybody is in a rush and poverty riddles every corner. You get an unsettling sensation that you might get mugged. The cathedral is nice to look at but go during the day and don't wear jewelry or flash you phone in public. Parking is usually easy... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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98 reviews 98 reviews
52 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It is a tiny but very pretty square. People are hanging around sitting on the benches around the huge trees.

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Very busy and nice plaza, there you can see the statue of Francisco Morazan, one of the great heroes of the country who fought for independence and dreamed of Central America as one nation. You can also visit the beautiful colonial Cathedral where you will feel as if you have traveled back in time a couple of hundred years. The... More 

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New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

as mentioned by most reviewer, this is a great starting and ending point when visiting tegucigalpa. from here, you can walk/travel to the other attractions. if you are not used to a very crowded place, then this not the place for you. i passed by here the morning and afternoon - it remains crowded. lots of shops around the area... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I like the view of the church "iglesia de la merced" a place where the buses converge an easy access to other places worth visting

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We have been here more than once. It is always packed with people. The church on the park is beautiful and worth a look. There is a flea type market there as well which has row after row of clothing, hard goods, souvenirs, etc. A visit there gives a great local Honduran city feel.

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Central Plaza is always busy. There is a nice statue of the national hero. The church church is lovely and the street vendors and shoe shines add flavour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

a nice place to sit and relax with a licuado from the little shop in the corner. good people watching. at one end of the peatonal street, so a natural destination.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
75 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We arrived, breathless after a forty minute ride in rush hour traffic, to be greeted by cooing pigeons, a muted fountain, and the vibrant sounds of Teguc residents discussing everything from family matter, to soccer, to the latest in Honduran politics. The Cathedral at one end of the park forms a stunning backdrop to this beehive of activity. People craving... More 

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