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Address: Baquedano 2270, Iquique 1113088, Chile

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Little but beautiful

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Amalia K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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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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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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Thank ajvatva
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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Thank jamescollenette
Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile
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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 4 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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Thank Panchace
Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Definitely worth a visit on a sunny day if you're in Iquique - pretty square with some beautiful buildings.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

Strange square, with too many bank buildings. The theatre and bar are interesting buildings. Comfortable place to sit and watch the locals chat.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

The Plaza is somewhat small by SA standards but has a nice feel to it. There are several small restaurants and business surrounding it and other flea market type vendors selling their wares off of tarps on the ground. Some of the old wooden buildings just off the Plaza are very interesting but like most of the town in need... More 

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