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Located in the heart of the city of Mayagüez, Plaza Colón is a little slice Puerto Rico culture and history. Named after Admiral Christopher Columbus, the Plaza is a relaxing spot with fountains, statues, art exhibits, street music, nearby pubs and vendors with ice cream, coffee, smoothies, sandwiches and local favorites. If you are visiting Puerto Rico during the Christmas season, Plaza Colón is full of colored lights, festive people and street shows.
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What is there to do in the Plaza Colon?
Spend your day relaxing and enjoying the culture of Mayagüez at Plaza Colon or explore surrounding buildings with old architectural detail and bright colors. Check out the historic statues, fountains and live concerts held in the Plaza from time to time.
Who is honored at the plaza?
A statue of Christopher Columbus was placed in the main plaza in the city to honor his influence on Mayagüez. The plaza then became known as Plaza Colón.