A Plaza is a place intended for the recreation of people in large cities and towns, the plazas are by definition the central point of a population, historically the populations were settling around sites where commemorative events took place. The squares are made up of very leafy trees, which helps people come to them in search of shade or cooler, cleaner air, which is absent in the streets of the city since what was once a forest and plains are now concrete and metal structures. In addition to this, in the center of the square there is usually a statue of some hero of independence, who at the time contributed to the liberation of his people or was simply a public figure of great importance, in the case of Venezuela, in addition to bearing his name, the main squares bear a statue of the Liberator Simón Bolívar, be it a monolith, a bust or riding his horse.

From a more generic point of view, square is a word to describe any place, a delimited space generally arranged to be occupied by a single element, the application of the word could be said to be technical in some fields, such as in sport, the place achieved in the previous classification in formula one is called a square, the place that a baseball team occupies in the classification table is also called a square. The acquisition of a place to carry out some task for the purpose of satisfaction can be obtained in several ways, either by competing for it, since a place can be desired by many and only have capacity for a few, or it can be obtained after payment.

The squares in the cities and towns, in addition to a historical representation, are part of the spaces destined for public activities, on the days in which the birth of a hero is commemorated, acts are carried out in which floral offerings are delivered to the statues arranged in the squares. It is also common to observe cultural manifestations in these spaces, given the ease of presenting them to the public.