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Plaza Colon, Mayaguez

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At Plaza Colon discover the city's heart while you marvel at the square's architecture. The square is made of paved marble, which is graced by 100-year-old bronze statues that are supported by oriental odalisques. In the middle of the square, you'll find a statute of explorer Christopher Columbus standing atop a pedestal in the middle of a fountain. For Plaza Colon and beyond, use our Mayaguez travel planner to get the most from your Mayaguez vacation.
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  • Great place to hang out during weekends and festivals. I was there during an after new year festival with lots of free music and food vendors. The plaza has a lots of souvenir shops as well, and...  more »
  • We enjoyed our evening out. Don't miss the oppurtunity to catch the plaza. In the evening locals bring tables to play card games, read newspapers and socialize. Vendors offer handcrafted wares and...  more »
  • I was dissappointed that, after living abroad for years, arrive here and find out they cut off all the trees that used to give it such a nice vibe and shadows. It also made the christmas decorations rather dull, as the trees were used to be all covered in lights The place is secure and family-friendly. A really beautiful plaza nevertheless and has Friend's Cafe, as well some Rex Cream close by for ice creams. There's not really much to do in it other than meet with people for some coffee and relax, so tourists keep in mind that. Nevertheless, many public activities happen there so keep an eye
  • Town hall was decorated beautifully for the holidays, there was live music, rides for the kids and food to buy due to the celebration of the 3 Kings (January 6th). Good security as well.

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