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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
Beautiful area, but where are the cafés?

The area is really beautiful with plenty of palm trees, water fountains and ofcause the copy of the... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
TwoAndAHalfTraveller
,
South America
via mobile
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  • Very good35%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
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Antofagasta, Chile
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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

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

Thank TwoAndAHalfTraveller
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.

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

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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.

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.

Thank jamescollenette
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

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 25 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.

Thank Denis1234567890123
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Great place to sit and watch families, workers, pigeons and dogs doing their thing. Great to stand and look up prat st all the way to the hills and admire how the city has been developed to its limits. Do look out for the pigeon...More

Thank Magdalena G
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This place in the same city center makes possible for visittors to take a rest, and to inhale a spirit which was here at least 200 yers earlier.

Thank Ludovit K
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