My family visited on Independence day. A beautiful sea of red,white and black, littered the streets. As the patriotism was at its highest we stroll through Independence Square, which is the same as Brian Lara Promenade. Such a beautiful place to be....
Just an everyday square with a large KFC on the corner, lots of traffic, and busy with people getting about their business. Nothing to write home about. It does have a local, downtown atmosphere but generally unattractive.
Pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness of the city. Interestingly enough I also noticed the friendly nods of hello from passerbys.
It is basically a round about where people can sit or relax if they are in Port of Spain and shopping. There is a lot of people and traffic usually but it is a good place to just sit.
Great to see a bustling capital in a small island and to see how developed Trinidad is. Good place for bargains. The truth is...peace of mind is lacking knowing there have been alot of robberies, petty thefts. It's also a shame the homeless people are scattered everywhere and the smell of urine fills the air.
Nice and easy to find. at the foot of Fedrick Street. The service is a bit slow, the temperature inside the restaurant was a bit warm. The area is noisy and the bustle is heavy. Do not expect a quiet encounter.
It's an every day hussle & bussle to get to & from your destinations, people come & go daily...it's busy all the time, not time to chit chat...pace for so...there are some great vendors selling products of all sorts...fruits, clothing, shoes, accessories, food.
Independence Square is an excellent public space that serves the city from the docks of Port of Spain to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and beyond. It contains lush tropical trees that permit shaded walk into the city. It needs art and sculptures and fountains but it is a good start.