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Also called Brian Lara Promenade, this crowded area runs the width of the center of Port of Spain.
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good22%
  • Average42%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible8%
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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"immaculate conception"
in 6 reviews
"government offices"
in 4 reviews
"local life"
in 4 reviews
"big square"
in 2 reviews
"fast food restaurants"
in 4 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 3 reviews
"the hustle and bustle"
in 3 reviews
"green space"
in 2 reviews
"roti"
in 3 reviews
"banks"
in 12 reviews
"surroundings"
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Independence Square links all the streets of POS together. You can get countless fast food options and it's the main transportation connection to all stops.

Thank Varuna V
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

location is downtown of the trindad's capital city port of spain, close proximity to government offices, agencies, fast food restaurants, shopping streets and transportation for maxi taxi hubs and water taxi.

Thank cafegirl2005
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

The Independence Square in the city of Port of Spain is a commemorative square. Presently, it is a city center square. A go-to place to spend time. There are a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants.

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Yeah I know many of you might have heard Port of Spain is not the safest place to be but I must say in all my time visiting Trinidad I've yet to have a negative experience. Beautiful architecture and many fast food restaurants to choose...More

Thank Jamel L
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I had to go to the us embassy aug. 22nd. i enjoyed seeing all the shops and different places to eat. we don't have food like that in the u.s. i did try some bbq'd pig tail. wasn't brave enough to try the cow heel...More

Thank Troy S
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

So downtown Trinidad is safe, but just like any city, you need to be aware of your surroundings. Keep your wits about you and you will be fine. We were not harassed nor followed, but definitely got the feeling. Nice to see the downtown area...More

Thank TBSoCal71
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This area is a transition zone. There are fast food outlets and a KFC outlet open 24/7. It hold the Guinness World record for the sale of the most fried chicken in the world. Not much to see, on Fridays it is a very active...More

Thank PHILLIP M
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

There is a lot to be done by government in order to make the center of the city attractive. Here is where cruise ship passengers will roam in to and will be met with an area that reminds of an old, grey industrial area where...More

Thank Cornelis M
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

It's a very long stretched park and nice enough to walk through but that's basically what it is, a pedestrian road.

Thank Jan v
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I don't know what is there to rate here? This is a street or boulevard lined with shops and restaurants, and it is a main thoroughfare for most locals to and from work, the city center is here basically. The average Trini will not go...More

Thank TriniShawn
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