Independence Square (Onafhankelijksplein), Paramaribo

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Located at the heart of the city and in many ways the hub of activity here, Independence Square (Onafhankelijksplein) attracts visitors interested in Surinamese history or those looking for a place to sit and admire grand colonial buildings. Stroll the plaza and take in surrounding sights like the presidential palace. Used just as much by locals for activities ranging from ultimate frisbee to dance classes, this square has a dynamic energy that balances its relatively unfussy aesthetics. A number of restaurants, hotels, and shops are also situated around the square. Use our Paramaribo trip itinerary maker site to arrange your visit to Independence Square (Onafhankelijksplein) and other attractions in Paramaribo.
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  • As much in Paramaribo, everything radiates status of past glory. But that is precisely the charm of this country: satisfied with simplicity and everyone can be there. The Independence Square, opposite the presidential palace, is a good example of this. Subdued, no unnecessary frills, just a lasting stark.
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  • you are bound to walk through this place in the centre of Paramaribo. Nice to see, but not worth a detour.  more »
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