its where you can get vehicles to most other major stop off points, there are a lot of food options, especially at night. not the safest part of trinidad to be, but there are usually so many people that you don't need to keep on your guard at all times
Just a quick stop for a photo op and only during the day due to crime in Port of Spain. I recommend a tour guide to show you this and the other special places in POS. Island Experiences did a perfect job for me.
This is really not much of a tourist attraction. It's an elongated semi-green space that extends from the basilica to almost the sea. Towards the sea end of it, there's not much happening. As you walk in, you'll see more of locals hanging out, sitting on the benches. Towards the basilica, it's a buzzing with life. People spill onto the... 更多
Long park with lots of locals hanging around, didn't feel comfortable at all, felt being watched from all directions, nothing special about this place. The only good thing to see was the The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, on the East side of the square, I will review that also. It is nothing like other old cities main square. Very... 更多
I was expecting so much more than what I saw on Independence square....being the heart of the city one would expect it to be so vibrant and full of activity for tourist ....so no it's not one I would recommend ...
Out of all the Independance Squares I visited, I have to be completely honest and say that this one is pretty lame...the area is relatively unsafe and has a lot of American chain restaurants...of course, there is a statue or two, but that is about it!
Lots to see, shops to visit. If you need a bank, or food to eat this is a good place. However, gets very buy and watch as you cross the roads. Never a good time to avoid as it is always busy.
It is a very long and large "square" right in the busiest center of Port-of Spain. Lots of restaurants, shops, banks, etc you will find everything along this square that leads to the sea.