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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La plaza de Colon en la ciudad de Mayagüez es muy bonita, segura, cómoda y excelente para pasar un rato con amigos, familiares y/o niños. En época de navidad la adornan con luces y estampas navideñas,... more »The Colon Square in the city of Mayaguez is very nice, safe, comfortable and excellent to spend some time with friends, family and / or children. At Christmas time it is adorned with Christmas lights and prints, live music, machinas, artisans and food kiosks. In the square you can also enjoy the Spanish architecture of the urban area and the impressive facade of the municipal offices (the municipality) of Mayaguez and one of the best coffee in the west, Friend's Cafe or a rich ice cream from the iconic ice cream parlour Mayaguezana, Rex Cream. Anyway, a nice place to share with family or with friends.
Sorry, to say but the town looks like a war zone, to many statues, streets are in tremendous disaster, trying to finding parking are is a waste of time, the street is to narrow, parking on both side o... 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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