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“Traverse daily” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Independence Square

Independence Square
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US$100.00*
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Eco-Cultural Tour from Port of Spain
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Owner description: Also called Brian Lara Promenade, this crowded area runs the width of the center of Port of Spain.
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Traverse daily”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

Independence Square is a place most travel through on a daily basis, the streets are dirty and littered with street merchants which ironically is an illegal act, yet the police pass by and even patronized these person. Much more should be done to actually make this area a tourist attraction.

Visited December 2013
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“noisy atmosphere,dirty with homeless persons”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

The atmosphere is very noisy with loud music carts ,dirty bars and people quarrelling .Most of the food stalls are unsanitary looking.The are many taxi stands and people hustling items for sale.

Visited December 2013
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2 Thank nsr17
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Trinidad
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27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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“De Square”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

De square is a like the center of Port of Spain. You must end up there. Around that square you can see different buildings and stalls. Example KFC, Church's Chicken, DVD Store, Bank etc. It is a extremely busy place with real transport etc.

Visited November 2013
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“Disgusted”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

One of the most busiest places in Trinidad however I am always uneasy and wary of Trinidad's crime situation especially centred in this location. ..stay away at nights

Visited September 2013
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Thank Aaron F
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toronto
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“An ordinary place”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

Independence square is an ordinary place; nothing special. The environs was nothing unusual to talk about. There's an abundance of places to eat, and walk as you check out the various stores looking for souvenirs or some clothes or so to buy. This place is not remarkable and not particularly beautiful. In fact I do not like this downtown area - no tourist attraction whatsoever. The renowned Woodford Square is just a bit minutes further north, but it too is quite pedestrian.

Visited September 2013
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Thank pete p
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