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Plaza Colon

Mar del Plata, Argentina
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In the very center of the city.the highlight is the fountain where ther are light shows at night... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Secaucus, New Jersey
Nice but poorly cared for

This square is one of the most beautiful squares in Mar Del Plata. The major problem it has is that... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Karina R
Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
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18 Mar 2017
2 Mar 2017
“Wonderful square in a key location”
Mar del Plata, Argentina
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

In the very center of the city.the highlight is the fountain where ther are light shows at night. Open grassy space. There are benches but it is best to sit on the grass. Playground/amusement park in one corner. The Casino is across the road. Also...More

Thank Annex43
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This square is one of the most beautiful squares in Mar Del Plata. The major problem it has is that during the summer it is being used as a place of music recitals that leaves it very dirty.

Thank Karina R
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Impossible to miss it, the Plaza Colon is located in front of the Casino Provincial and the Bristol Beach. With relatively new fountains and a nice statue of the tango musician Astor Piazzola, it is a key part of a tourist visit to Mar del...More

Thank יוסי ג
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Plaza Colon or Colon Square is just a square, with the advantage of its strategic location, is across from the Casino Buidling and near the San Martin Pedrestrian Main Street. It is better to go at night particularly if the program is to take a...More

Thank manugw
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

It's a nice place to take some pictures. Beautiful. Many tourists. Also you've got nice background. Nice music. You must visit it.

Thank Laz G
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Since it is not a squared square - has different shaped blocks - Plaza Colon offers different views of the Hotel/Casino, of the beach and other surrounding buildings. Walk by the main streets that croos the square.

1  Thank Tadpolewizard
Reviewed 18 November 2012

In it`s six blocks real space, the expanded Plaza Colon offers some of the most characteristic photographs of Mar del Plata, specially including the Casino and the Hotel Provincial. Beware the thieves and pickpockets, and be extremely careful at night.

1  Thank RicardoRabinovich
Reviewed 15 April 2012

It's the famous plaza where I spent my childhood. In front of the casino. Nice, I love it!

2  Thank Liliana S
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Very nice, specially off season. From here you can walk south many miles along the coast.

Thank mardelmoni
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