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Where Things Happen in Baracoa!

This park in the heart of the town, is where you will find old timers playing checkers, children... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Orkney, South Africa
Centre of town

Very much the heart of Baracoa, primarily because it's got the church and civic buildings... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Calle Antonio Maceo, Baracoa 97310, Cuba
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

wifi park & local life here. ok for take rest & few mosquito here. thanks god. some people selling chocolate bar here n good for try.

Thank iamface
Reviewed 13 July 2018

A great place to find your way to other sites in the areas. Central to live in Baracoa - you'll find everyone there.

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This park in the heart of the town, is where you will find old timers playing checkers, children shooting marbles, and woman knitting while their dogs are lying at their feet. It is an absolute treat to watch them, and you are again, like so...More

Thank LizaGroenewald
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Nice park, not really special about the place itself. However, it is really busy in the evening, people gather to hang out, make music and figure where the hottest party of the evening is going to be.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Very much the heart of Baracoa, primarily because it's got the church and civic buildings surrounding it. Nowadays, it's also home to the wifi signal for the town, so it's constantly buzzing with people - great place to soak up some atmosphere.

Thank TheLush101
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Also known in colonial times as Power Plaza, as it was situated near all the powerhouse buildings; church, government centers, commercial centers, hotel, etc. It is different as it is more of a triangle than a square. Nice shade and benches where folks use the...More

Thank Joni E
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Sit and watch the Baracoan people spend their evenings, the Parque is surrounded by bars all playing live music, you feel safe and so far away sipping a majito as the world goes by.

Thank graham e
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Parque Independencia is the place in Baracoa to hang out, to connect to the internet, to observe local life and tourists, to meet people or to have a drink on one of the terraces. As a woman, it's impossible to sit more than 2 minutes...More

Thank Camille F
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The plaza is one of the more popular places to hang out primarily because of the wifi availability. Several restaurants and bars are located around the perimeter. Purchase the wifi cards at the local bank and bring your passport.

Thank wgriff1
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Nice place to sit and/ stroll around. Some good places to have a drink. Possible to consult the internet.

Thank Willem59
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