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Address: | Trinidad 62600, Trinidad, Cuba
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Pretty square with interesting buildings around. Visited a "posh" house and the cathedral impressed with the colourful roofs and people.

Reviewed July 8, 2014
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Carluke, United Kingdom
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Carluke, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

Pretty square with interesting buildings around. Visited a "posh" house and the cathedral impressed with the colourful roofs and people.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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75 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2014

This plaza is just a nice walk from the busy streets of the barrios to the culinary centre of town. Not a lot of shade, but the seats are welcome after battling the uneven streets at night. It seems to be free of the Cuban hustlers, so it is quite relaxing, in that sense. ( One tip for the girls.....I... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great Spanish colonial square. Makes for a perfect rest in the shadow or that colonial photo opportunity.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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338 reviews
173 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Plaza Mayor is a great place to sit and watch the world go by, tourists, touts, basket sellers, beggars, musicians, children playing, song birds and lovebirds! Try and find a shady bench to soak up the atmosphere as the music drifts across the airwaves you will be immersed in Cuban life. We were intrigued by a 'Quinceañera' ceremony or 'Sweet... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2014

The small square at the center of Trinidad is extremely picturesque, as is the rest of the town. As like everywhere in Cuba touts are barred from the square itself, but that relief ends as soon as you leave it's borders, so do make the most of the tranquility!

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Sydney
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2014

Central square with museums and shops during the day - buzzing meeting/dancing area at night. Locals and tourist out drinking and dancing. Heaps of fun. A must do.

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London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2014

We enjoyed the walks through the cobbled streets of this small town. Palacio Brunet was most interesting to see, original marble floor and historical objects belonging to rich families; it had neoclassical decoration etc.

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Warsaw
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 4, 2014

In this old town you can really feel old times. Thie is totaly different then Havana. Nice small restaurants and art galleries. You can walk around and watch different old houses.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2014

thats the only central point where you can find bars with live music, only museum in the city, open markets and a nice gallery

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2014

A must see in Trinidad and we still enjoyed walking the square, but don't visit on a Sunday as everything, but the church, is closed.

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