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The Promenade

If you want to observe the locals, then this is where you should go, named after the famous... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
karyn M
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Colorado
Clean and pictureque

I was pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness of the promenade but wasnt sure whether there were... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Farran54
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London, United Kingdom
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Also called Independence Square, the recently refurbished center of Port of Spain is popular place to relax, with benches, street vendors and free concerts.
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good28%
  • Average38%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible4%
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“nice stroll” (2 reviews)
“hub” (2 reviews)
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you want to observe the locals, then this is where you should go, named after the famous cricketer Brian Charles Lara. This promenade is in the heart of the city and is very busy at any time of the day or night.

Thank karyn M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness of the promenade but wasnt sure whether there were public facilities in use. I enjoyed the entertainment provided for a Friday afternoon.

Thank Farran54
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Port of Spain is gritty. And it's exciting. This was a good walk through town where you can get a feel of the place. It leads to Independence Square which is alive with locals rushing here and there. Inviting but edgey.

Thank Rob E
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Brian Lara Promenade is a well designed walkway through the city [except for the fact that the light poles are located along the central axis and end up splitting the view.

Thank 1242Briguy
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Nice and beautiful place. The promenade it's well contructed and safe. I did'nt like the view of immerse vessels and the restaurants availeble in the area, except for the hotel's restaurant, really nice and expensive. Take care with the children by the seewall.

Thank Humberto M
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in seeing the heart of Trinidad this is the place. There are several malls with the latest in clothing. Banks are readily available up to 2pm from Monday to Thursday Friday it is later. Street side vendors are seen hustling their...More

Thank franka1001
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Due to it location in downtown Port of Spain, it is the best place to relax while shopping and take in the lovely view of its surroundings.

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Independence Square and Brian Lara Promenade are the same. They begin on the western side at the boat shuttle to the Immaculate Conception Cathedral on the eastern side. There you will find most prominent businesses, banks and landmarks. You should stop to take in a...More

Thank GastonEPhillips
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The heart of the city. Food Banks Shopping Easy transportation Public events from time to time Good police presence

Thank TheBachans2014
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Yes if you are a tourist then you can take a deep breath and venture here. I suggest you start Arthur Hyatt side and stop at the roundabout. It will NOT reflect what Trinidad is about however it will give a good idea of port...More

Thank Smeahzidente
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