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Address: 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. Open grassy space. There are benches but it is best to sit on the grass... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Secaucus, New Jersey
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Secaucus, New Jersey
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82 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 cross and walk between the two buildings by th sea wolf statues to listen to... More 

Thank Annex43
Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
Jerusalem, Israel
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148 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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 Plata.

Thank יוסי ג
Buenos Aires
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93 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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 walk around the downtown area and play in the Casino, during the night he fountain... More 

Thank manugw
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
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88 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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
Buenos Aires
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143 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
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
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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
Florence, Italy
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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