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Address: Baquedano 2270, Iquique 1113088, Chile

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A wonderful, Beautiful Plaza. . .

that had it a dozen or so trees it would be Superb. Albeit the centrepiece here is a Clock Tower, which I suppose we might assume to remind us of Time, just as do the Cathedrals... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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St. John's, Canada
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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

that had it a dozen or so trees it would be Superb. Albeit the centrepiece here is a Clock Tower, which I suppose we might assume to remind us of Time, just as do the Cathedrals we see on other Plaza sides. The fountain of showers that rim one wooden ramp to the Tower base is a lovely touch. Nice... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Another area where Chileans are bringing history to life. Lots of revitalized stores and walkways to explore and if you get tired you can hop on the street car.

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Thank Warren P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice square! It's very clean and tidy, you can take amazing pictures there. Very safe, souvenir stores around and restaurants are close 💪🏽

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Thank Diana P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Plaza Prat is one of the historical corners of Iquique. You can see a bit of the history of the town, the immigrants that came to the city years and years ago. Colorful, old and nice, it's a good place to walk around.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This part of Iquique is seriously beautiful, and looks like many parts of the United States' Deep South and, certainly, New Orleans in particular. There is a beautiful theatre and a terrific clock tower, with a cathedral two blocks back. But all the naval and custom buildings are situated here in their beautiful different array of paint colors. Not big,... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Really elegant at the same time showing the local culture. WHere you cand find many activities, restaurants and fairs with beautiful products. Fresh weather and appreciable structures as clock tower and municipality, also the colonial houses still preserved.

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Thank Kristjan97
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Plaza Prat is an important part of Iquique. Here you will find the Tower Clock and the Municipal Theater. Its also known as the Plaza de Armas. To visit this place you can spend from 2-3 hrs. The Plaza is connected to Paseo Baquedano which is also a tourist spot in iquique it's a old road converted into only... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

A spacious, airy plaza with some wonderful neo-Moorish monuments, starting with the clock tour. The old Spanish Club, now a restaurant, is covered with Morocco-type tiles. Even in this popular area it's possible to find cheap, unassuming places for lunch. When I was there, a trio were playing some very good Chilean/Peruvian style music.

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Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

With its historical Clock Tower, the Plaza Prat always has people of all ages meeting, walking, seating around, on a daily basis. the buildings, pavement and rail track, of the Plaza and Baquedano Street are the permanent remembrance of what Iquique has been in the past. More over, many cultural or regional events take place on a weekly basis, which... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Is ok. i mean you can go there and take some pics but there is not a place that you can go every day or every night.

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