Plaza Independencia, Mendoza

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
A bustling craft market and numerous street performances take place at Plaza Independencia, sitting smack dab in the heart of the city. Stop by the expansive plaza and stroll down its wide pathways lined with large, leafy trees, or kick back and watch the spouting fountains from a park bench. Grab a coffee and browse the many handicraft stalls that pop up in the area, selling traditional local souvenirs. Plenty of jazz musicians and a variety of other acts frequent the square, as well. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Mendoza holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Plaza Independencia and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The plaza independencia is a nice place to go with its waterfall. I was there on day of independance and the water was blue. There is a nice market on Satutday and Sunday evenings where I bought home....  more »
  • A big park where events are held, locals hang out, a good area for an evening stroll. A good place to buy local artisan crafts very inexpensively. I literally purchased silver rings for a dollar...  more »
  • Beautiful park, nice place to watch the town go by. They even have markets there on the weekends with local arts and craft.
  • A great 4 block park with fountains playground and a theater/ museum in the middle. There are often concerts free to the public.
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